Amador County’s vision is centered around preventing the need for foster care through the utilization of federal funding provided by the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA). The county’s commitment involves implementing evidence-based prevention programs to assist children and families deemed to be at “imminent risk” of foster care involvement. Amador county intends to work with their community-based providers to develop service pathways for all children and families who meet the eligibility criteria to be considered candidates. Amador county already has a robust range of prevention services for children and families and intends to increase capacity for the following EBPs: Brief Strategic Family Therapy, Functional Family Therapy, Motivational Interviewing for both substance abuse and cross-cutting case management, Multisystemic Therapy, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, and Parents As Teachers. In addition to these programs, Amador county’s community partners have a focus on prevention education and outreach to reach families as early as possible. Read the Amador Comprehensive Prevention Plan.