Publications

How to Tell if a Collaborative Meeting is a Waste of Time: The Four Clues
Synthesis of Cross System Values and Principles: A National Perspective

This document reflects the shared values and principles of the National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare Consortium Member Organizations and forms the basis for developing collaborative solutions for identified cross-system issues.

Arizona Executive Order 2008-01; Enhanced Availability of Substance Abuse Treatment Services for Families Involved with Child Protective Services

Executive order given by the Governor acknowledging 80% of CPS cases involve substance use disorders, thereby stating that CPS clients be given priority substance abuse prevention and treatment.

State Tools and Protocols on Shared Values and Principles of Collaboration

State examples of collaborative practice tools and protocols developed through participation in the National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare's In-Depth Technical Assistance Program.

State Assessment Tools and Protocols

These products have been developed by sites working with the National Center on Substance Abuse In-Depth Technical Assistance Program and include examples of state policy and practice changes.

Michigan Opt-Out Protocol
Screening and Assessment for Family Engagement, Retention, and Recovery (SAFERR)

This guidebook provides a model that helps professionals respond to families affected by substance use disorders by strengthening partnerships between child welfare and substance abuse treatment agencies and the courts. The model includes screening and assessment tools and efficient communication strategies that support sound and timely decisions about the safety of children and about the treatment and recovery of parents. It includes guidance for developing collaborative relationships between the systems to help improve outcomes for these families.

Improving Treatment Retention for Women

Power Point presented by Deborah Werner at a regional conference on Improving Women´s Retention in Treatment, discussing motivational approaches that lead to improved outcomes for women.

State Engagement and Retention Tools and Protocols

These products have been developed by sites working with the National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare's In-Depth Technical Assistance Program and include examples of state policy and practice changes.

TIP 35: Enhancing Motivation for Change in Substance Use Disorder Treatment

This TIP shows how clinicians can influence the change process and also describes different motivational interventions that can be used atall stages of change.