Strengthening Partnerships,
Improving Family Outcomes

MISSION

Children and Family Futures strives to prevent child abuse and neglect while improving safety, permanency, well-being and recovery outcomes with equity for all children, parents and families affected by trauma, substance use and mental health disorders.

More About Who We Are
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children have parents who need treatment for a substance use disorder1
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children entered foster care during the 2018 fiscal year2
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of those who need treatment services for a substance use disorder do not receive them3

EXPERTISE

CFF News You Can Use

Through federally- and foundation-funded projects, Children and Family Futures and its small business subsidiary, Center for Children and Family Futures, produces publications, reports, Technical Assistance tools and web-based learning for the field. The following are featured resources from our work. For more resources or information related to a specific topic, please visit our resources page or click the “Contact Us” button below or at the top of the page.

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Coming Soon!

  • The National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare’s (NCSACW) Working with Adolescents: Practice Tips and Resource Guide offers tips for child welfare workers, treatment providers, and other professionals.

  • Putting Ideas into Action – Knowledge Application Series provides nine lessons from the Prevention and Family Recovery Initiative funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Duke Endowment.

 

  • Dialogue with the Expert with Carla Carter from the Office of Civil Rights will discuss the latest medication-assisted resource, Exploring Civil Rights Protections for Individuals in Recovery from an Opioid Use Disorder, a five-part video and webinar series. 

FOCUS AREAS

  1. Lipari RN, & Van Horn SL (2017). Children living with parents who have a substance use disorder.
  2. United States. (2019). The AFCARS report. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Children’s Bureau.
  3. McCance-Katz, E. F. (2018). The National Survey on Drug Use and Health: 2018.