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This 2018 webinar from the National Conference of State Legislators presents information on opiiods and early adversity and discusses childhood trauma and addiction. It also presents examples of successes in Tennesee and Vermont.
This slide deck covers the following topics: effects of prenatal substance exposure on infants and child welfare services; changes in the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) regarding Plans of Safe Care for Infants and Caregivers and updates on What Works in Collaborative Teams and Family Treatment Court Standards.
Since the late 1980s, policymakers have debated the question of how society should deal with the problem of women’s substance use during pregnancy. Prosecutors have attempted to rely on a host of criminal laws already on the books to attack prenatal substance use. This resource contains a chart outlines each state’s approach to dealing with this issue.
Policymakers know the opioid crisis needs a multidisciplinary response that includes law enforcement, physicians, nurses, and social workers. Civil legal aid partners are also essential and this fact sheet illustrates how to work with these partners.
The opioid epidemic continues to have devastating consequences for children and families across the country, with growing social and financial implications for states. This report highlights effective strategies by Kentucky, New Hampshire, and Virginia to support families impacted by opioid use disorder (OUD). It includes strategies, ideas for maximizing resources and opportunities to support children and families impacted by OUD.
An infographic regarding the Amecian Opioid Crisis. Features statistics regarding the incience of opioid dependence, the impact on children, and what policies can help.
A general resource for medical professionals that describes the history and impact of opioid prescribing, criteria for diagnosis of opioid disorder, and treatment of opioid use disorder. Includes information about Medication Assisted Treatment,Cognitive Based Therapy and Contingency Management.
To provide a broad view of the widespread and costly impact of the opioid epidemic, United Hospital Fund (UHF) convened a meeting on October 3-4, 2018, supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, with the collaboration of the Milbank Memorial Fund. The title of the meeting, “The Ripple Effect: Children and Kinship Caregivers Affected by the Opioid Epidemic,” was intended to convey the far-reaching scope of the problem. The goal of the meeting was to produce a high-level policy and programmatic agenda to address the effect of the opioid crisis on women, children, and families. This paper lays out that agenda.
This research brief from the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluations contains findings regarding the opioid epidemic and the child welfare system. The brief addresses the results of a mixed methods study that examined caseloads, availability and use of substance treatment and the child welfare system response to the epidemic.
This policy brief offers recommendations for clinical interventions and training, as well as prevention efforts.