The Cathie Wright Technical Assistance Center

The Cathie Wright Technical Assistance Center for Children’s System of Care (Cathie Wright Center/CWTAC) provides training, consultation, and technical assistance to support county efforts to develop and maintain Children’s System of Care. The center’s efforts focus on offering technical assistance that enables counties to utilize core principles of the California Children’s System of Care model including:

  • Collaboration of child & family serving agencies
  • Parents and families as full partners in the care of their children of operation of service systems
  • Culturally competent services that meet the needs of diverse ethnic populations served
  • Comprehensive community-based and individualized services
  • Evaluation and outcome measures as a means of maintaining accountability and improving the quality of the system