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Leading Change Brief Series: Key Lessons to Empower State and Local Leaders Seeking to Improve Systems Serving Families in the Child Welfare System Affected by Substance Use Disorders

The Leading Change brief series synthesizes the experiences of the six Statewide System Improvement Program (SSIP) awardees (from October 2014 through September 2019) into three briefs, each filled with relevant considerations and challenges for those who want to lead systems change in their states and communities. The first brief provides context of the current [...]

2019-10-08T17:48:48+00:00 Categories: SSIP Featured, SSRP|

Family Treatment Court Best Practice Standards (2019)

The Family Treatment Court (FTC) Best Practices Standards published by the Center for Children and Family Futures (2019) and the National Association of Drug Court Professionals provide local jurisdictions, states, tribes, and funders with clear practice guidance to improve outcomes for children, parents, and families affected by substance use and co-occurring [...]

2019-10-21T23:17:38+00:00 Categories: FDC TTA|

Let’s Be Better Together – Five Questions Your Family Treatment Court Team Must Discuss If You Want to Serve In-Home Families

Let’s Be Better Together - Five Questions Your Family Treatment Court Team Must Discuss If You Want to Serve In-Home Families Overview In Home Families Live Cafe Agenda.pdf In-Home Families Team Discussion Guide.pdf In-Home Families Take Action Guide.pdf Attributes of High-Quality Legal Representation [...]

2019-09-30T19:37:01+00:00 Categories: 2019, FDC Learning Academy, LA_Home|

The Role of Resource Parents in Supporting Family Recovery and Reunification in Family Treatment Courts

The Role of Resource Parents in Supporting  Family Recovery and Reunification in Family Treatment Courts Overview Coming Soon! Live Cafe Conversation Agenda - Role of Resources Parents.pdf Take Action Guide - Role of Resources Parents.pdf Team Discussion Guide - Role of Resources [...]

2019-09-19T16:27:44+00:00 Categories: 2018, FDC Learning Academy, LA_Home|

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 [...]

2019-09-18T23:27:45+00:00 Categories: Home page, IDTA|

START Implementation Manual Chapter 1

Chapter 1 of the START Implementation Manual outlines the essential components of the START model and is available for download here.  The full manual is available as a part of consultation to provide guidance on implementation. Right-click a file name to download: START Implementation Manual Chapter 1 (.pdf) [...]

2019-10-03T22:28:30+00:00 Categories: START Home|

START Video Highlight

START was highlighted in a Kentucky Educational Television production entitled Safe and Sound. Safe and Sound presents programs and strategies for supporting the emotional health of children across a continuum of needs, as we're shown real-life parenting challenges of Kentucky families with young children. One of the most difficult challenges a [...]

2019-02-26T00:02:40+00:00 Categories: START Home|

START Evaluation and Publication List

A comprehensive list of peer-reviewed journal articles about the START model and outcomes from 2012-present. Right-click a file name to download: START Evaluation and Publication List (.pdf)

2019-02-25T22:24:16+00:00 Categories: START Home|

Tina Willauer Testimony

Tina Willauer, purveyor of START, testified before the US House of Representatives, Committee on Ways and Means, Human Resources Subcommittee Hearing on the Heroin Epidemic and Parental Substance Abuse (Pt. 1) on  May 18, 2016 Image credit: Martin Falbisoner [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)]

2019-02-25T19:59:08+00:00 Categories: START Home|