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Building Collaborative Capacity Series

The National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW) developed the Building Collaborative Capacity Series to provide states and communities with strategies to create cross-systems collaborative teams, communication protocols, and practice innovations. These strategies aim to improve screening, assessment, and engagement to best serve families affected by substance use disorders (SUDs) [...]

2021-06-03T00:45:04+00:00Categories: News You Can Use|

Family Centered Approach Modules

To help communities move toward family-centered care, the NCSACW prepared a three-part series of companion modules on implementing a family-centered approach. This series is designed for state, county, and agency-level collaborative partners that are working together to improve systems, services, and outcomes for children and families affected by SUDs. Click here to [...]

2021-06-08T17:09:42+00:00Categories: News You Can Use|

Strategies to Support Parents with Methamphetamine Use Disorder and Their Families

Child welfare staff across the country identify methamphetamine use as a continuing or re-emerging challenge in their communities. This tip sheet provides facts about methamphetamine use and the effectiveness of treatment and offers strategies for child welfare workers and other professionals to improve outcomes for parents who use methamphetamine and their children [...]

2021-05-07T16:37:36+00:00Categories: News You Can Use|

Supporting Children Affected by Parental Methamphetamine Use

In many areas of the country, methamphetamine is the predominant substance that is misused, often in conjunction with alcohol, marijuana, and tobacco. Parents who use methamphetamine can impact their child’s development and increase the risk of child neglect or abuse. This tip sheet explores the effects that parental methamphetamine use can have on [...]

2021-05-07T16:26:29+00:00Categories: News You Can Use|

Exploring Civil Rights Protections for Individuals in Recovery from an Opioid Use Disorder a Five-Part Video and Webinar Series

The National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW), together with the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), created this training series to provide information to child welfare and court professionals about federal disability rights protections that apply to some parents with an opioid or other substance use disorder who are involved [...]

2021-05-07T16:38:18+00:00Categories: News You Can Use|
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