• September 2009
  • Vol. 10, No. 7

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Intensive Family Preservation Services Toolkit

The National Family Preservation Network (NFPN), which promotes Intensive Family Preservation Services (IFPS) programs, has introduced a new toolkit to accommodate the most recent research on family preservation. IFPS programs are concentrated in-home services designed to prevent unnecessary out-of-home placement of children.

As a guide for the development and maintenance of IFPS services, this toolkit includes:

  • Definitions
  • History
  • Benefits
  • Standards
  • Performance measures
  • Federal funding sources
  • Payment structure for contractors
  • Assessment tools
  • Latest research
  • Stepdown services
  • Evaluation measures
  • Success stories
  • Other information and resources for IFPS
  • IFPS information related to reunification services

To download a copy of the IFPS ToolKit, visit:

http://nfpn.org/images/stories/files/ifps_toolkit.pdf (805 KB)

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