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Family First Prevention Services Act Stakeholder Informational Meetings

The North Dakota Department of Human Services will host monthly informational meetings in 2019 on the Family First Prevention Services Act (PL 115-123). The meetings will provide an update to stakeholders on implementation efforts and provide an opportunity to ask questions and offer suggestions.

Scheduled meeting dates are the third Wednesdays from 1 to 2 p.m. Central Time in AV Room 210-212 located on the second floor of the Judicial Wing at the state Capitol (North Dakota Department of Health meeting rooms).

An optional dial in number is available by calling 1-855-673-2629.

Questions in Advance: The department would like questions emailed to dhscfs@nd.gov at least two days before a scheduled meeting (the third Monday of the month). This practice will allow for a more productive hour for all parties.

2019 Meeting Dates

Meeting Topic
Meeting Resources
January 16 Qualified Residential Treatment Program (QRTP) Qualified Individual Meeting highlights, Q and A
February 20 Kinship Navigator and Prevention Meeting highlights, Q and A
March 20 North Dakota Administrative Code updates (Qualified Residential Treatment Program, Supervised Independent Living and Family Foster) Meeting highlights, Q and A
April 17 Legislative update on children's behavioral health efforts

Behavioral Health Matrix - 2019 Legislative Session Behavioral Health Bills

Meeting highlights, Q and A

May 15 Meeting Canceled  
June 19 Meeting Canceled  
July 17 North Dakota Administrative Code comments and Qualified Residential Treatment Program (QRTP) capacity  
August 21 Qualified Individual Process for Qualified Residential Treatment Program (QRTP) placement  
September 18 Foster care candidacy and prevention plan updates  
October 16 Review of Family First Prevention Services Act implementation  
November 20 TBA  
December 18 TBA  

Individuals who need accommodation to participate in the meeting can contact Kathy Kalvoda, North Dakota Department of Human Services, 600 E. Boulevard Ave., Dept. 325, Bismarck, N.D. 58505-0250, 701-328-3541, ND Relay TTY 800-366-6888 or kkalvoda@nd.gov.


Resourses from Nov. 15, 2018 Informational Meeting

The North Dakota Department of Human Services held an informational meeting on Nov. 15, 2018, on the Family First Prevention Services Act. Below are resources from the meeting.

Presentation Recordings

Meeting Resources

Contact Information

Children and Family Services
600 East Boulevard Avenue, Department 325
Bismarck ND 58505-0250
Phone: (701) 328-2316
Toll Free: (800) 245-3736
Relay ND TTY: 711
Fax: (701) 328-3538
Email: dhscfs@nd.gov


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