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Santa Clara

The Santa Clara County Comprehensive Prevention Plan (CPP) is a 3-year plan to strengthen and expand the spectrum of services to support child and family resilience and wellbeing. Santa Clara County’s CPP identifies four priority populations: Pregnant and Parenting Foster Youth; Homeless Youth or Families; Families with Youth Struggling with Substance Abuse; and Families Struggling with Domestic Violence. Santa Clara County selected to implement Multi-systemic Therapy, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, Functional Family Therapy, Brief Strategic Family Therapy, and Nurse-Family Partnership as part of their prevention services array. The services selected are expected to promote protective factors. The Santa Clara County CPP also details efforts to shift public systems towards playing a primarily supportive role to families and communities and reduce or prevent the trauma associated with system involvement. Santa Clara County’s CPP includes the county’s intentions to pilot the state’s recommended Community Pathway approach.  Read the Santa Clara Comprehensive Prevention Plan, addendum, and community engagement proposal