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Children and Families Program

We proudly present the Children and Families Program (CFP) which highlights sessions created to cut across all types of drug courts. This program outlines sessions that bring a family-focus to treatment and recovery throughout the largest annual training event for drug court professionals at the 2018 NADCP Annual Training Conference featuring [...]

2018-06-06T17:25:26+00:00 Categories: Conference Material|

In-Depth Technical Assistance Program Summary

This summary provides an overview of the work of eleven states that have previously received In-Depth Technical Assistance (IDTA) since 2014 or are currently receiving IDTA. The Program Summary highlights state teams’ efforts to identify barriers and challenges in engaging families affected by prenatal substance exposure, and develop state strategies to improve [...]

2018-06-07T21:42:11+00:00 Categories: IDTA|

Transitioning to a Family-Centered Approach: Best Practices and Lessons Learned from Three Adult Drug Courts

All collaborative courts are family courts if their clients include parents and children. And if substance use disorders impacts all relationships in the family unit, recovery support must extend beyond the parent to a more family-centered approach. This publication offers judicial leaders and other drug court professionals working in adult drug courts [...]

2018-03-16T21:52:52+00:00 Categories: FDC TTA, Publication, SSRP|

Family Treatment Court Planning Guide (2018)

The Family Treatment Court (FTC) Planning Guide published by he National Drug Court Institute and the Center for Children and Family Futures (2018) is designed to provide step-by-step instructions for a team planning to start and implement an FTC in their community. No matter what your role in the system is, and no [...]

2018-03-15T20:59:20+00:00 Categories: FDC TTA|Tags: |

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 View Live Conversation! As the Family Drug Court (FDC) model continues to garner attention nationwide as a promising solution for families involved in the child welfare system and affected [...]

2018-04-18T22:41:54+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 [...]

2018-03-08T18:40:57+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 [...]

2018-03-08T18:38:07+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 [...]

2018-03-08T18:39:25+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: |