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Texas, Round 3, 2006 - 2007 and Follow-up, September 2007 - August 2012

The IDTA partnering organizations consisted of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission; Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Department of State Health Services; Texas Department of Family and Protective Services; Texas Office Court Administration; Supreme Court Task Force on Foster Care; and Texas Court Appointed Special Advocates. The IDTA sought to build a sustainable, family focused, integrated behavioral health service system to strengthen, stabilize and unify families involved with the child welfare system.

The state participated in two rounds of IDTA, seeking to build on the collaborative relationships and products resulting from the previous IDTA, to address new or emerging cross-systems issues and challenges, and to coordinate and leverage other initiatives and partnerships. The following summarize the major accomplishments and products of the IDTA: