Judicial officers hear a broad variety of dependency matters from a unique vantage point. This often requires insight and education in areas beyond the law such as substance use, mental health, and infant health and development. This briefing paper is intended to assist judicial officers presiding over collaborative community court teams better understand Plans of Safe Care (POSC), and their role in implementing POSC and bringing together community partners to improve systems for infants with prenatal substance exposure and their families.