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Regional Interagency Technical Assistance Teams (RiTATs)

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Cross-Systems Child Serving Agencies

Description

Regional Interagency Technical Assistance Teams (RiTATs) meet regularly and use cross-systems collaboration to address system level issues and support the implementation of the System of Care core values and principles within their agency or organization. Family and youth serve as full partners to share the experiences and needs of families and youth served by the System of Care, and facilitate problem solving at the program and policy levels.

The Team serves as a liaison between the New York State-level senior staff members with regard to improving cross systems collaborations. The RiTAT is committed to sharing information and delivering quality technical assistance and consultation to agencies and counties which will enable them to achieve better outcomes for children, youth and families. As collaborative initiatives have grown at the state level, it became evident that leadership and resources at both the state and county level were necessary. Collective and shared knowledge and expertise of the team are used to maximize efforts, avoid duplication and help support evidence-based programming.

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Contact Information/Service Locations

Central New York RiTAT

Contacts:

Denise Dyer, Central New York RiTAT Co-Leader
315-423-5432
dendyer@juno.com

Katie Rushlo, Central New York RiTAT Leader
(315-679-1476
krushlo@youthpowerny.org

County(ies) Served:

Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Clinton, Cortland, Delaware, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Hamilton, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Montgomery, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, Otsego, St. Lawrence

Hudson River Regional Interagency Technical Assistance Team

Contacts:

Barbara Callahan, Hudson River RiTAT Leader
845-454-8692
barbara.callahan@omh.ny.gov

County(ies) Served:

Albany, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Sullivan, Ulster, Warren, Washington, Westchester

Long Island Regional Interagency Technical Assistance Team

Contacts:

Maryann Braithwaite, Long Island RiTAT Team Leader
631-761-2063
Maryann.Braithwaite@omh.ny.gov

Helene Fallon, RiTAT Co-Leader
516-815-5659
hafmif@aol.com

Cheryl Williams, RiTAT Co-Leader
631-804-4342 (cell)
cheryl.williams@omh.ny.gov

County(ies) Served:

Nassau, Suffolk

New York City Regional Interagency Technical Assistance Team

Contacts:

Jessica LeBeau-Richman, New York City RiTAT Team Leader
(212) 614-6356
jlebeau-richman@mhaofnyc.org

County(ies) Served:

Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens, Richmond

Western New York RiTAT

Contacts:

Jean M. Sadowy, RiTAT Leader Western NY
716-533-4181
jean.sadowy@omh.ny.gov

County(ies) Served:

Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chemung, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, Wayne, Wyoming, Yates


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