Beginning shortly, the NCFIE will launch the release of its new monthly Executive Brief titled, “In Pursuit of Excellence: Advancing Practice for Children, Youth and Families”. The Executive Briefing will cover the latest immerging trends, best and evidence based practices, public policy, finance reform and innovative models and approaches on the horizon. Included will be highlights on the latest research in the child and family services sector and suggested strategies for advancing practice for children, youth and families with a focus on Wraparound, Systems of Care, and Reformative Initiatives.