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Washington Awarded Grant to help Foster Children with Emotional Disabilities

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 OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Federal Administration of Children and Families has awarded Washington a $639,000 grant to enhance mental health services for children in foster care.

The one-year grant will focus on comprehensive planning to improve the social and emotional well-being of children in foster care.

Upon the successful outcome of the grant's one-year planning process, there is also the potential for the grant to expand over the next four years.

Additional grant funding will support infrastructure development, staff training and evidence-based practices service training and evaluation.

 

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