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

Overview

This webinar will highlight practical approaches and promising practices to help family treatment court (FTC) practitioners address housing instability for families affected by substance use disorders (SUDs).  A stable, safe, affordable home is at the base of recovery and enhance public safety by minimizing the risk of parental involvement in the criminal justice system.  Families must have a home in order to engage in treatment, employment, education and other activities so they can achieve stable recovery to care for themselves and their families.  Attendees will learn how various communities are forging essential partnerships to meet this critical need.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Highlight key principles and best practice strategies on connecting families affected by parental SUDs to stable and supportive housing
  2. Learning from leaders from the national and local level on how they advocate for the housing needs of families
  3. Identify key next steps for FTC teams to partner with families and the community to solve this essential need
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Through federally- and foundation-funded projects, Children and Family Futures and its small business subsidiary, Center for Children and Family Futures, produces publications, reports, Technical Assistance tools and web-based learning for the field. The following are featured resources from our work. For more resources or information related to a specific topic, please visit our resources page or click the “Request Assistance” button below or at the top of the page.

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