Description:

Through collaboration with key early childhood partners, ECPAC developed a comprehensive identification and referral process using best practices to break down barriers for families accessing indicated cross-domain services and supports. ECPAC provides training and implementation support to community multi-disciplinary service providers on use of the materials and process and monitors follow through rates. The process includes use of best practices towards improved system coordination between organizations, as well as parent education and ability to make and informed decision. Care Navigators have had success in improving rates of follow through.

Primary Role of Program in Early Childhood Systems:

System Coordination

Service Area(s):

Adams

Population(s) Served:

Prenatal, Newborn, Infants, Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kindergartners, 1st Graders, 2nd Graders, 3rd Graders, Families, Caregivers, Teachers, Other Professionals

Outcome-Based Activities The Program/Initiative Provides:

Family Support & Education

Families, including those with high needs, experience timely and coordinated services and supports
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Health & Well-Being

Comprehensive health coverage and services are consistently utilized by pregnant women and children
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Health & Well-Being

All health care providers, including mental health, deliver coordinated, family focused care
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Learning & Development

Education, coaching and ongoing training exist for caregivers, teachers and other professionals
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Program evaluates effectiveness of activities and services:

Yes

View program's publically available data at
https://www.ecpac.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/ECPAC_StoriesofImpact_2018_ConnectiontoServices_FINAL.pdf.

Organization Details:
the Early Childhood Partnership of Adams County

8859 Fox Drive, Suite 205
Thornton, Colorado 80260

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ECLC Framework Matrix: Outcomes > access, quality and equity