Family Centered Treatment

Information Sharing and Data Systems NCSACW

This page on the National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW) provides resources and site examples of cross-systems information and data sharing.   Click to View on the NCSACW Website

Facilitating Cross-System Collaboration: A Primer

This monograph provides information on the operational characteristics of each system to support cross-system communication and coordination within tribal, state, and county jurisdictions. Click to View on the NCSACW Website (.pdf)

The Collaborative Practice Model for Family Recovery, Safety and Stability

In this document, we discuss ten system linkage elements that child welfare, substance abuse treatment, and juvenile court dependency systems, as well as other  agencies and providers working with these systems, should use to collaborate with one another. We define ―collaborative practice as the use of these ten system linkage elements by two or [...]

Trauma Among Families Affected by Substance Use Disorders

NCSACW’s website provides a list of materials and resources on trauma among families affected by substance use disorders and involvement in child welfare services.   Click to View on the NCSACW Website

Trauma-Informed Care for Families Affected by Substance Use Disorders

This webinar explores the system and practice level changes that can be made to provide trauma-informed care.   Click to View the SAMHSA Webinar on Youtube

Trauma-Informed Care Walkthrough Project Report

This report describes findings from Trauma-Informed Care Walkthrough Assessments conducted five Family Drug Courts to identify trauma triggers and offer solutions to mitigate them. Click to View on the NCSACW Website (.pdf)

Drug Testing in Child Welfare: Practice and Policy Considerations

This document provides guidance for child welfare policymakers in the development of policy and practice protocols regarding the use of drug testing in the child welfare system. Click to View on the NCSACW Website (.pdf)

Screening and Assessment for Family Engagement, Retention, and Recovery (SAFERR)

This guidebook highlights the SAFERR Model that helps public and private agencies respond to families affected by substance use disorders.   Click to View on the NCSACW Website

Project SAFE (Substance Abuse Family Evaluations)

Project SAFE provides priority access to substance use disorder evaluations, drug screens, and outpatient treatment services for primary caregivers of children involved in child welfare system.   Click to Visit the SAFE Website

The Specialized Treatment and Recovery Services (STARS) Program

The STARS Program provides parents involved in the child welfare or dependency court system with assistance on meeting requirements for drug and alcohol treatment in Sacramento County.   Click to Visit the STARS Website