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Program/Intervention Name

State of Maine, Dept. of Human Resources


Program/Intervention Description

Recently instituted, the annual subsidy renewal form has been modified to include the following question: Since the last review, is your child experiencing an increase in mental health needs? The statewide adoption program manager receives these forms and contact any family that responds affirmatively. The APM evaluates the family's situation and connect the family to the Mental Health Coordinator for their area. The family is contacted within 48 hours.

Intervention Target Population Identified (Age Group)

Program Goals/Outcomes

Through the identification of families experiencing increasing post adoption difficulties, the families are connected to appropriate resources to address challenges.

QIC Target Group

Post - Target 2

QIC Adoption/Guardianship Relevance Levels

LEVEL 1: Designed for Adoption or Guardianship

QIC level of Evidence

LEVEL 5: Better Practice

Intervention Web Site/URL

Contact Person/Purveyor

Kristi Poole


State of Maine Dept. of Human Resources

Contact Email

Contact Phone


External Links (Registry/Other Catalog)