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Comprehensive Framework to Improve Outcomes for Families Affected by Substance Use Disorders and Child Welfare Involvement

Children and Family Futures’ Comprehensive Framework offers a set of proven policy and practice strategies for communities to implement to improve outcomes for families affected by substance use disorders and involvement with child welfare services. CFF developed this framework over several decades of experience working with hundreds of collaborative partnerships serving these families, supported [...]

2020-07-29T20:08:39+00:00 Categories: TA Tool|

Children Affected by Methamphetamine Program Report

This report provides data on 12 Family Drug Treatment Courts’ performance measurements to improve safety, well-being, and permanency of children and families affected by parental methamphetamine use. Click to View on the NCSACW.gov Website (.pdf)

Funding Comprehensive Services for Families with SUDs

This white paper outlines issues that affect how programs provide comprehensive services needed by children and families affected by substance use. Click to View on the NCSACW.gov Website (.pdf)

Budgeting and Program Sustainability

This page on the National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare website provides resources on budgeting and planning for program sustainability.   Click to View on the NCSACW.gov Website

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)

FDC Judicial Script

The purpose of this guide is to assist family drug court judicial officers when talking with participants about substance use disorder issues and recovery. Scripts are provided as examples to guide each judicial officer during their FDC hearings to improve parent engagement and retention. Right-click a file name to download: FDC [...]

2017-10-26T22:55:36+00:00 Categories: TA Tool|

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 [...]

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+00:00 Categories: TA Tool|