Substance Exposed Infants In-Depth Technical Assistance (SEI-IDTA)

The National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW) recently launched a new initiative to advance the capacity of states and local jurisdictions to improve the safety, health, permanency and well-being of substance exposed infants and the recovery of pregnant and parenting women and their families. The 18-month initiative, funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), provides In-Depth Technical Assistance (IDTA) to six states to strengthen collaboration and linkages across child welfare, addiction treatment, medical communities, early care and education systems, and family courts to improve outcomes for substance exposed infants and their families.   The following states applied for and were selected to participate in this initiative: