This logic model outlines the assumptions, components and expected outcomes of the Lifelong Families practice model. This model is intended to serve as a method of improving foster care practice within private child welfare agencies and advancing permanency outcomes for those in care, especially older youth in treatment foster care.
5 components that social workers embrace as part of the model.
9 short-term outcomes that users should achieve.
2 long-term goals that lead to lifelong connections and youth well-being.
Lifelong Families Logic Model
Findings & Stats
Advocacy, facilitation, case management, and coordination are just a few of the skills needed to move the youth-focused permanency team forward.
Short-term goals include safety, stability and support for the youth while permanent connections are being established and reviewed.
Statements & Quotations
From case opening, the social worker diligently focuses the team on achieving the primary or concurrent permanency goals and removing all agency-, family- and child-related barriers to legal permanence.
Permanency support plans may include information and referral, clinical case management, brief counseling, mediating family relationships, as well as informal supports by family members and team participants.