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In-Depth Technical Assistance Program Description

This document provides an overview of the National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare’s (NCSACW) In-Depth Technical Assistance (IDTA) program, which has been provided to 26 unique sites since 2003. The brief describes the IDTA program model, including the phases of the IDTA model, the role of the IDTA Change Liaison, IDTA’s foundational [...]

2020-07-02T19:34:54+00:00 Categories: IDTA|

In-Depth Technical Assistance-Infants with Prenatal Substance Exposure (IDTA-IPSE): Working Together to Address the Needs of Infants with Prenatal Substance Exposure, Their Families, And Caregivers

This brief summarizes the accomplishments, key findings, and conclusions that emerged from three In-Depth Technical Assistance-Infants with Prenatal Substance Exposure sites: Delaware, Minnesota, and New York. Engagement with the state teams between 2016-2018 focused on developing policies and protocols to successfully implement the CAPTA requirements, especially those that pertain to hospital notifications to Child [...]

2020-07-02T19:36:30+00:00 Categories: IDTA|

Teen Matters – Meeting The Needs Of Adolescent Youth

Teen Matters – Meeting The Needs Of Adolescent Youth Overview Coming Soon! This Café Conversation will highlight the importance of serving adolescent youth in your family treatment court (FTC).  Their development needs and social connections require an approach that emphasizes youth engagement and meaningful [...]

2020-08-11T16:13:52+00:00 Categories: 2020, FDC Learning Academy, LA_Home2020|

Infants with Prenatal Substance Exposure Initiative Final Report 2016-2018

This final report summarizes the work of Delaware, New York, and Minnesota through the In-Depth Technical Assistance-Infants with Prenatal Substance Exposure (IDTA-IPSE) program. It presents findings, challenges, and barriers sites identified as they assessed changes made toward improving the safety, health, permanency, and well-being of infants affected by prenatal substance exposure, primarily opioids. This [...]

2020-06-24T20:44:31+00:00 Categories: Report|

The Use of Peers and Recovery Specialists in Child Welfare Settings

An examination of how child welfare agencies and family court programs have integrated peers and recovery specialists into their service delivery to support families affected by substance use disorders is highlighted in this brief. Also included is an overview of two models of support for families: peer support by persons who have experienced substance [...]

2020-05-12T22:19:32+00:00 Categories: NCSACW Page|

On the Ground: How States Are Addressing Plans of Safe Care for Infants with Prenatal Substance Exposure and Their Families

This technical assistance tool provides on-the-ground examples from states across the country that have implemented comprehensive approaches to Plans of Safe Care (POSC) for Infants with Prenatal Substance Exposure (IPSE) and their families and caregivers. These concrete examples can help states and agencies consider practice and policy systems changes to best serve these families [...]

2020-05-12T22:19:30+00:00 Categories: NCSACW Page|

Understanding Substance Use Disorder Treatment: A Resource Guide for Professionals Referring to Treatment

This technical assistance tool focuses on providing a fundamental understanding of the substance use treatment and recovery process. Designed to equip professionals who refer parents to substance use treatment, the tool includes a list of questions that child welfare or court staff can ask treatment providers to begin establishing a collaborative relationship with their [...]

2020-05-12T22:19:28+00:00 Categories: NCSACW Page|

Why Housing Matters for Family Recovery, Stability, and Public Safety

Why Housing Matters for Family Recovery, Stability, and Public Safety Overview Housing Matters Discussion Guide.pdf Housing Matters Take Action Guide.pdf Housing Matters Life Cafe Agenda.pdf This webinar will highlight practical approaches and promising practices to help family treatment court (FTC) practitioners address [...]

2020-06-26T17:46:47+00:00 Categories: 2020, FDC Learning Academy, LA_Home2020|

QIC-CCCT Integrating Continuous Quality Improvement into Services as Usual Webinar

As demonstration sites move towards full implementation and consider sustainability, continuous quality improvement (CQI) becomes essential to achieving desired results, refining implementation strategies, and demonstrating program value to key stakeholders. This webinar will focus on CQI as a core component of family-centered care and will describe the stages of the CQI process and the [...]

2020-01-28T19:44:42+00:00 Categories: QIC Main Page|