Evaluation and Performance Measurement

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

Data and Information Systems: The Fuel that Drives the FDC Bus

Date: July 14, 2016 Presenters: Nancy K. Young Data and information is the lifeblood or fuel that sustains the FDC effort.  Without sufficient and focused amounts of it, an FDC may fail to achieve its desired outcomes or prove why it should receive support and continue to exist. This webinar [...]

Sacramento County Dependency Drug Court: Year 7 Outcome and Process Evaluation Findings

The focus of this report includes: 1) a description of the program participants; 2) findings regarding treatment engagement, retention and completion; and 3) 12, 18, and 36 month findings regarding child safety and permanency. For this report, the 24 month findings are presented in Appendix A. For a complete description of the DDC model [...]

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Intro to Cross-System Data Sources in Child Welfare, Alcohol and Other Drug Services, and Courts

This guide describes the primary data-reporting systems used in the child welfare, alcohol and other drug services, and court systems. The document describes 15 data-reporting systems, including 8 child welfare systems, 5 alcohol and other drug service systems, 2 initiatives to implement a national data reporting system in the courts, and 1 enterprise [...]

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Children Affected by Methamphetamine 2014 Brief

Improving outcomes for families affected by parental substance use disorders and child welfare involvement starts with a cross-systems commitment and coordinated approach to address the multiple and complex needs of parents and children. Through collaborative efforts around the country, evidence is emerging of what families need to succeed in their efforts to reunify with [...]