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|

Module 3: Collaboration to Support Family-Centered Practices at the County and State Level

NCSACW prepared a series of companion modules on implementing a family-centered approach. This series is designed for state-, county-, and agency-level collaborative partners. Module three reviews the importance of collaborations that support a family-centered approach at the County and State Level. Click to View on the NCSACW.gov Website

2021-05-07T16:01:18+00:00Categories: NCSACW Page|

Module 2: On the Ground–Family-Centered Practice

NCSACW prepared a series of companion modules on implementing a family-centered approach. This series is designed for state-, county-, and agency-level collaborative partners. Module two showcases programs that have implemented key elements of a family-centered approach. Click to View on the NCSACW.gov Website

2021-02-18T19:05:28+00:00Categories: NCSACW Page|

Module 1: Overview of a Family-Centered Approach and its Effectiveness

NCSACW prepared a series of companion modules on implementing a family-centered approach. This series is designed for state-, county-, and agency-level collaborative partners. Module one is an overview of a family-centered approach and its effectiveness. Click to View on the NCSACW.gov Website

2021-05-05T22:04:13+00:00Categories: NCSACW Page|

Sustainability Planning for Regional Partnerships

This Regional Partnership Grant Technical Assistance (TA) Brief presents questions grantees can use to establish steps for development of a successful sustainability plan. The set of questions positions grantees to begin planning, mobilizing community resources developing early partner engagement. Right click and select Save As to download the file: RPG Sustainability.pdf [...]

2020-11-20T19:45:09+00:00Categories: TA Tool|

Referral and Engagement of Families in Services

This Regional Partnership Grant Technical Assistance Brief presents four key strategies grantees and programs use to ensure that families are referred to and engaged in substance use disorder treatment and other services and supports. Early engagement of families has shown to enable them to successfully complete program services. Key Strategies are: Collaborative [...]

2020-11-20T19:43:18+00:00Categories: TA Tool|
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