AspireMN 2023 Legislative Agenda
AspireMN Strategic Plan 2021 - 2024
Children’s Mental Health Needs Increase While Capacity to Serve Decreases - February 2022
AspireMN, MACMHP and MHPAM Report on Mental Health Workforce Crisis - December 2021
AspireMN Report on Current Staffing Crisis on Children’s Residential Treatment in Minnesota - September 2021
AspireMN Telehealth Client Survey Initiative Reports - June 2020:
Mental Health Report
Foster Care Report
Residential Care Report
AspireMN Average Length of Care Report - September 2020
Family First Prevention Services Act - Opportunities for Children, Youth and Families in Minnesota (July 2019 - a working document)
Unaccompanied Children Resource Portal of Minnesota (UCRPM) / Portal de Recursos para Niños no Acompañados en Minnesota
Resources from September Member Meeting:
Reflective Practice with Drs. Gearity and Harrison
Resources from June 2021 Member Meeting:
DHS Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) Implementation and Certification Process Presentation
Conscious and Unconscious Bias - Carl Crawford’s presentation
Family Systems Trauma presentation
Fraser’s Community Resource Hub presentation
LSS’s Community Resources Hub presentation
American Recovery Plan Act - Human Services Provisions (MN DHS)
American Recovery Plan Act of 2021 - Anticipated MDH Awards (MN MDH)
The American Rescue Plan Act Provisions - What it Means for States (National Conference of State Legislatures)
MN DHS - Overview: 2021 COVID-19 Relief Package
AspireMN Telehealth Client Survey Initiative - Mental Health Survey Report
MN Children’s Cabinet’s Trauma Resources for Educators
History of Child and Family Services Development in the U.S.
Understanding Systemic Racism and its Impact on Children, Youth and Families: A Resource List
Starter reading list on how child welfare policies harm Black people, families and communities.
Talking About Race - from the National Museum of African American History and Culture
How to Talk to Kids About Race - from the Conscious Kid
Racial Equity Resources - from the National Child Welfare Workforce Institute
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Resources from Children's Home & Aid
Making the Case for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion During Disruption
Human Resources: Balancing Urgency and Equity During COVID-19
Family First Prevention Services Act: High Quality Service Standards for Specialized Settings, Public Consulting Group (2020)
Specialized Residential Placements for Child Trafficking Victims, Farrell et al (2019)
Not a Number Human Trafficking Prevention curriculum, Love146 Inc.
Nine principles for effective human trafficking prevention programming.
To learn more about specialized settings for trafficked, exploited or at risk youth, and for resources related to Safe Harbor Shelter and Housing and the child welfare response to trafficking and exploitation, visit www.mn.gov/dhs/safe-harbor
General information about Minnesota’s implementation of the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) is here.