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Join us in Albany for Family Empowerment Day and make your voice heard!

Every year, hundreds of families, young people, and advocates from across the state gather together in Albany to deliver a crucial message to our state leaders: put children first this budget.

On March 10th, 2020, we will return to remind our elected officials that budgets are a moral document and children are our future. Together, we will demand our state priorities reflect that.

Network with other families and young people with lived experience.
Hear powerful speakers and awardees.
Engage with legislators and government officials.
Learn about important policy issues and get involved!
Discover how you can make a difference in your community!
2-Part Webinar Series: Documenting Youth Peer Support and Training

Accurately documenting Youth Peer Support and Training (YPST) is critical to providing quality care and ensuring reimbursement. This webinar will review general best practices for documentation, key CFTSS documentation requirements, and recommendations specific to developing treatment plans for YPST.

Target Audience: Youth Peer Advocates and Youth Peer Advocate Supervisors

Documenting Youth Peer Support and Training Part 1
Date: Thursday, December 12th
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Documenting Youth Peer Support and Training Part 2
Date: Thursday, December 19th
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Resgister with The Community Technical Assistance Center of New York (CTAC) at

Racial and ethnic inequities in access and quality of health care affect outcomes and increase the cost of care, especially among racial and ethnic minorities with behavioral health conditions.

New York and Massachusetts are using innovative regulatory levers, such as revising training and certification requirements and reforming their payment and delivery systems, to improve behavioral health care for their racial and ethnic minority populations.

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Children and Family Treatment and Support Services

Click here to see a PDF fallible version of a CFTSS Referral Form you can use to document medical necessity for the new services!