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C5:Breaking the Silos: Home-Based and Foster Care Services

How can foster care and home-based services agency staff increase collaboration to improve outcomes for children and youth? This interactive workshop will explore how agency leadership and front-line staff can break down service silos.

Learning Objectives:

  • Better understanding roles of home-based and licensed child placing agencies.
  • Ideas for increasing collaboration between agency heads and front-line staff to improve outcomes.
  • Increasing collaboration to increase communication and partnership between a child or youth's parents and their foster/kinship parents.


Nancy Hughes, LCSW, ACSW and Home-Based Workgroup Member

Julie Stewart, LCSW, CSAYC and Foster Care Workgroup Chair



Nancy Hughes, LCSW, ACSW & Julie Stewart LCSW, CSAYC