Web-based Learning 2017-06-21T17:08:57+00:00
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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 ineffective practice, suffer poor outcomes, [...]

January 25th, 2018|Focus Areas: , | Resource Type: |

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 address child and family needs.  [...]

January 25th, 2018|Focus Areas: , | Resource Type: |

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 attention as a promising model [...]

January 25th, 2018|Focus Areas: , | Resource Type: |

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 achieving positive outcomes through interagency [...]

January 25th, 2018|Focus Areas: , | Resource Type: |

Family Drug Court Tutorials

Overview The Family Drug Court (FDC) Tutorial is designed for anyone interested in gaining basic and introductory knowledge of the FDC model and operation. Newly hired team members, local community stakeholders, and members from partner agencies who are looking to become acquainted with the FDC model will find this tutorial particularly helpful. This tutorial delivers [...]

January 8th, 2018|Focus Areas: , |

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 NCSACW.gov Website [...]

January 5th, 2018|Focus Areas: , | Resource Type: |

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). The initiative focused on strengthening [...]

January 5th, 2018|Focus Areas: , | Resource Type: |

FDC National Strategic Plan

The National Strategic Plan for Family Drug Courts outlines a coordinated national strategy to enhance and expand the use of FDCs to reach more children and families. Download

January 1st, 2018|Focus Areas: | Resource Type: , |