Leadership in Systems of Care: Creating and Communicating a Shared Vision

This brief describes what a shared vision is and why it is important, the critical role of leadership in promoting a shared vision, essential characteristics of successful leaders, and key steps in developing and communicating a shared vision. The brief, which draws on the Systems of Care leadership study and experiences of the Children’s Bureau Systems of Care grant communities, also includes resources for more information about creating and communicating a shared vision.

Emerging State Structures: Organizations the Promote Collaboration

This excerpt from a National Conference of State Legislatures publication examines state organizations that are intended to promote collaboration. It reviews the purpose of promoting collaboration, elements of success, and key partners required to ensure effective collaboration within a State.