Web-based Learning 2017-06-21T17:08:57+00:00
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Equity and Inclusion in Family Treatment Courts

Equity and Inclusion in Family Treatment Courts Overview Family Drug Courts (FDCs) have been identified as a promising model in achieving positive outcomes for families affected by substance use disorders and involved in the child welfare system.  As FDCs work towards achieving these outcomes, it is important to assess whether [...]

January 24th, 2018|Focus Areas: , | Resource Type: |

Checklist to Change

Checklist to Change Overview Families involved in the child welfare system and affected by parental substance use disorders face a difficult and arduous journey towards achieving their recovery and reunification goals within the time limits set forth by ASFA. Family Drug Courts (FDCs) provide a pathway for achieving positive outcomes through interagency [...]

January 23rd, 2018|Focus Areas: , | Resource Type: |

Summary 2017 Policy Academy

Summary 2017 Policy Academy: Improving Outcomes for Pregnant and Postpartum Women with Opioid Use Disorders and Their Infants, Families and Caregivers This summary previews work undertaken by state teams selected to participate in he Policy Academy initiative through the National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW). Click to View on the NCSACW.gov Website [...]

January 5th, 2018|Focus Areas: , | Resource Type: |

Substance-Exposed Infants: A Report on Progress in Practice and Policy Development

Substance-Exposed Infants: A Report on Progress in Practice and Policy Development in States Participating in A Program of In-Depth Technical Assistance September 2014 to September 2016 This report highlights the efforts of five participating in the Substance-Exposed In-Depth Technical Assistance (SEI-IDTA) initiative through the National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW). The initiative focused on strengthening [...]

January 5th, 2018|Focus Areas: , | Resource Type: |

FDC National Strategic Plan

The National Strategic Plan for Family Drug Courts outlines a coordinated national strategy to enhance and expand the use of FDCs to reach more children and families. Download

January 1st, 2018|Focus Areas: | Resource Type: , |

Prevention and Family Recovery Briefs and Case Studies

CFF produced five briefs that highlight cross-cutting PFR lessons that the field can use to replicate effective FDC practices. A companion set of case studies tells a more in-depth story of each grantee’s PFR journey. Children and Family Futures has produced a series of Prevention and Family Recovery (PFR) briefs that highlight cross-cutting lessons and experiences from the [...]

December 30th, 2017|Focus Areas: , | Resource Type: |

Guidance to States: Recommendations for Developing Family Drug Court Guidelines (2015 Update)

Guidance to States: Recommendations for Developing Family Drug Court Guidelines provides information on best practices and collaborative principles to develop and sustain Family Drug Courts, and incorporates up-to-date research supporting key strategies. The Guidelines will assist policy makers and practitioners to enhance and expand these programs. Right click and select Save As to download the file: FDC Guidelines.pdf [...]

December 28th, 2017|Focus Areas: , , | Resource Type: |

Substance Use in Pregnancy: The OB/GYN Perspective

Date: March 25, 2015 Presenters: Mishka Terplan, MD, MPH, FACOG Diplomate ABAM