Partnering for Success: Factors Impacting Implementation of a Cross-Systems Collaborative model Between Behavioral Health and Child Welfare 

Summary: The article examines the importance of cross-system collaboration between mental health and child welfare systems, and specifically reviews the effectiveness of the Partnering for Success model. The article provides a review of how this model can impact cross-system collaboration success and reviews Partnering for Success resources for those looking to implement it. 


Application: This article can be applied to those working in mental health and child welfare systems who are interested in cross-system collaboration. It’s ideal for those already familiar with the benefits of these types of partnerships, but for those who are not, the article provides a list of factors that contribute to the success of implementing the Partnering for Success model. It also provides a list of potential barriers, as well as professional and caregiver perspectives.  


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