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Understanding Substance Use Disorder Treatment in Your Community

Project: NCSACW This discussion guide is designed to help child welfare and court professionals increase their knowledge and capacity to better meet the needs of families with substance use disorders. It provides an overview of the substance use disorder treatment process as well as discussion questions that professionals can use to begin an ongoing [...]

A Collaborative Approach to the Treatment of Pregnant Women with Opioid Use Disorders

This guidance publication provides an overview of the extent of opioid use by pregnant women and the effects on the infant, evidence-based recommendations for treatment approaches from leading professional organizations, an in-depth case study, including ideas that can be adopted and adapted by other jurisdictions, and a guide for collaborative planning, including needs and [...]

National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW) Online Tutorials

NCSACW’s offers three online tutorials that focus on the subjects of substance use disorders and child welfare. Free Continuing Educations Units (CEUs) are available upon completion of the tutorials.   Visit the NSCACW Online Tutorials Page

2018-01-31T19:05:11+00:00Categories: Online Tutorial, Training|

Family Drug Court Self-Assessment Tool

Family Drug Court Guidelines Self-Assessment Tool evaluates if a community FDC aligns with FDC policy, procedures, and operations. FDC Self-Assessment results are used in discussions and action planning, while recognizing the program’s strengths and area of opportunity. For support in implementing this tool in your community, contact CFF to request technical assistance. [...]

2017-10-27T17:22:06+00:00Categories: TA Tool|

Collaborative Values Inventory (CVI)

The CVI Tool is a neutral and anonymous questionnaire that assess the prevalence of shared ideas and values across groups of professional disciplines. This 46-item questionnaire identifies underlying issues that might be raised throughout the collaborative’s work. Right-click a file name to download: Collaborative Values Inventory.pdf

2020-01-22T23:25:42+00:00Categories: TA Tool|

Sacramento County Dependency Drug Court: Year 7 Outcome and Process Evaluation Findings

The focus of this report includes: 1) a description of the program participants; 2) findings regarding treatment engagement, retention and completion; and 3) 12, 18, and 36 month findings regarding child safety and permanency. For this report, the 24 month findings are presented in Appendix A. For a complete description of the DDC model [...]

2017-10-27T17:33:44+00:00Categories: Publication|Tags: |

Intro to Cross-System Data Sources in Child Welfare, Alcohol and Other Drug Services, and Courts

This guide describes the primary data-reporting systems used in the child welfare, alcohol and other drug services, and court systems. The document describes 15 data-reporting systems, including 8 child welfare systems, 5 alcohol and other drug service systems, 2 initiatives to implement a national data reporting system in the courts, and 1 enterprise [...]

Children Affected by Methamphetamine 2014 Brief

Improving outcomes for families affected by parental substance use disorders and child welfare involvement starts with a cross-systems commitment and coordinated approach to address the multiple and complex needs of parents and children. Through collaborative efforts around the country, evidence is emerging of what families need to succeed in their efforts to reunify with [...]

Substance Exposed Infants: State Responses to the Problem

This study assessed State policy in prevention, intervention, identification, and treatment of prenatal substance exposure, including immediate and ongoing services for the infant, the mother, and the family. Click here to View on the NCSACW Website (.pdf)

2020-03-19T23:11:02+00:00Categories: Report|Tags: |

Chadwick Conference

The San Diego Conference focuses on multi-disciplinary best-practice efforts to prevent, if possible, or otherwise to investigate, treat, and prosecute child and family maltreatment.   Visit the San Diego International Conference webpage    

2017-10-05T17:58:41+00:00Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |
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