Comprehensive Services Act (CSA)
Funds Services through Family Assessment and Planning Team (FAPT) for High-Risk Youth
The purpose of the act is to provide high quality, child centered, family focused, cost effective, community-based services to at-risk youth and their families. Children are referred by the Department of Social Services, Colonial Behavioral Health, Williamsburg-James City County Schools, 9th District Court Service Unit, or Peninsula Health District. For more information, contact Tammy Becoat-Eclou at (757) 259-3216 or via Email .
The mission of the Williamsburg/James City County FAPT is to collaborate with families and community agencies to link families to effective and efficient services to nurture healthy children in their own community.
Link to state CSA website.
Brochure for CSA - "Stepping Stones"
Family Assessment and Planning Team (FAPT) – Monthly meeting involving service planning for eligible children and families by representatives from Department of Social Services, Colonial Behavioral Health, 9th District Court Service Unit, WJC Schools, Peninsula Health District, the community, local private providers, and parents. FAPT forms for case managers:
FAPT forms for case managers
- Certificate of Need for Residential Treatment
- CHINS Eligibility checklist
- CSA Service Provider Log
- FAPT Referral Form for School Use Only
- FAPT Review Form for School Use Only
- Initial referral
- Parental agreement for out-of-home placement
- Parental Co-Pay Policy
- Parental Co-Pay Screening form
- Parental Co-Pay Sliding fee scale
- Release of information
- Utilization review
Community Management and Policy Team: Monthly meeting involving the approval of funding for requested services recommended by the FAP Team and local community policymaking entity. The CPMT is made up of representatives from Department of Social Services, Colonial Behavioral Health, 9th District Court Service Unit, WJCC Schools, Peninsula Health District, the community, local private providers and parents. Meetings are held every third Tuesday from 2 pm to 4 pm.
Policies and Procedures
Child and Adolescent Strengths and Needs (CANS) info
- CANVaS Algorithm Pilot Implementation_July2011.pdf
- CANVaS Algorithm Pilot QA_July 2011.pdf
- Policies and Procedures for access to CANVAS
Parent/Guardian satisfaction surveys
Service Provider evaluations
- Virginia’s Children’s Services Transformation - A State-wide philosophy, practice, and strategy that supports family-focused, child-centered, community-based care with a focus on permanence for all children.
- Department of Medical Assistance Services (Medicaid)
- Click on “Behavioral Health Services” to find information on the Children’s Mental Health Program (for children discharged from residential treatment facilities following at least a 90-day stay)
- Click on “Maternal and Child Health” to find information about the EPSDT (Early Periodic Screening and Diagnostic Testing), which can provide Personal Care and Specialized Behavioral Services to qualified children
- Greater Williamsburg Child Assessment Center – Information on local resources
- American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry – Information for families and professionals on a variety of relevant children’s mental health topics
- Article published by Magellen Health Services Children’s Services Task Force: “Perspectives on Residential and Community-Based Treatment for Youth and Families” (2008)