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Ready , Set, Go! 5 Key Planning Decisions to Help You Successfully Launch Your Family Drug Court

Ready , Set, Go! 5 Key Planning Decisions to Help You Successfully Launch Your Family Drug Court Overview Strong and effective FDCs require equally strong and effective governance structures and leadership. FDCs that are haphazardly organized and forced to rely on ineffective leadership will inevitably drift into [...]

2018-02-19T23:39:52+00:00 Categories: 2018|

Planning For Safe Care – FDC’s and Opioid Use Disorder

Planning For Safe Care - FDC's and Opioid Use Disorder Overview The evidence is clear that the current opioid crisis is having a dramatic impact on families nationwide and that child welfare and substance use treatment systems have a dire need for collaborative practice and policy to [...]

2018-02-20T17:37:14+00:00 Categories: 2018|

Racial Disproportionality and Disparity in Family Drug Courts

Racial Disproportionality and Disparity in Family Drug Courts Overview As a problem-solving court, the Family Drug Court (FDC) is designed to mitigate the poor outcomes historically experienced by families affected by parental substance use disorders who are involved in the child welfare system.  As FDCs gain greater [...]

2018-02-20T17:37:45+00:00 Categories: 2018|

Change vs. Checklist

Change vs. Checklist Overview Families involved in the child welfare system and affected by parental substance use disorders face a difficult and arduous journey towards achieving their recovery and reunification goals within the time limits set forth by ASFA.   Family Drug Courts (FDCs) provide a pathway for [...]

2018-02-20T17:38:16+00:00 Categories: 2018|

Summary 2017 Policy Academy

Summary 2017 Policy Academy: Improving Outcomes for Pregnant and Postpartum Women with Opioid Use Disorders and Their Infants, Families and Caregivers This summary previews work undertaken by state teams selected to participate in he Policy Academy initiative through the National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW). Click to View on the [...]

2018-01-11T23:26:14+00:00 Categories: NCSACW Featured, Publication|Tags: |

Substance-Exposed Infants: A Report on Progress in Practice and Policy Development

Substance-Exposed Infants: A Report on Progress in Practice and Policy Development in States Participating in A Program of In-Depth Technical Assistance September 2014 to September 2016 This report highlights the efforts of five participating in the Substance-Exposed In-Depth Technical Assistance (SEI-IDTA) initiative through the National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW). [...]

2018-01-31T18:52:02+00:00 Categories: Home page, NCSACW Featured, Publication|Tags: |

Guidance to States: Recommendations for Developing Family Drug Court Guidelines (2015 Update)

Guidance to States: Recommendations for Developing Family Drug Court Guidelines provides information on best practices and collaborative principles to develop and sustain Family Drug Courts, and incorporates up-to-date research supporting key strategies. The Guidelines will assist policy makers and practitioners to enhance and expand these programs. Right click and select Save As to download [...]

2018-01-23T00:02:48+00:00 Categories: FDC TTA, Home page, Publication, SSRP|

Pathways of Communication Template

This resource introduces a protocol for communication across the systems involved describing critical junctures of decision-making and information sharing.   Click to View on the NCSACW.gov Website

2018-01-05T22:07:00+00:00 Categories: NCSACW Featured, NCSACW Page, Publication|Tags: |