Pathways of Communication Template

This resource introduces a protocol for communication across the systems involved describing critical junctures of decision-making and information sharing.   Click to View on the Website

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Substance Abuse Specialists in Child Welfare Agencies and Dependency Courts

Project: NCSACW This publication focuses on key decisions regarding the placement of substance abuse specialists in either child welfare or dependency courts. Click to View on the NCSACW Website (.pdf)

Funding Family-Centered Treatment for Women

Project: NCSACW This companion publication assists treatment providers and state substance use agencies identify and access potential sources of funding. Click to View on the NCSACW Website (.pdf)

Family-Centered Treatment for Women with Substance Use Disorders

Project: NCSACW This publication discusses the role of family in the context of treatment for women with substance use disorders. Click to View on the NCSACW Website (.pdf)

Early Identification and Treatment of Prenatally Exposed Infants

Presenters: Sharon Burke, MD, Malia Beckwith, MD, David Babitsky, MBA In this webinar, attendees participated in a discussion on early identification of prenatally exposed infants at birth, definition of substance exposed infants across systems, and pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment of infants with NAS. Attendees for this webinar included medical partners, specifically pediatricians, neonatologists, [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]