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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.
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.
This policy brief offers recommendations for clinical interventions and training, as well as prevention efforts.
This bulletin discusses the second National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV II), which was conducted in 2011 as a followup to the original NatSCEV I survey.
This resource is a white paper produced by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation about policy levers for expanding family-centered medication assisted treatment. The white paper contains the program framework, findings from a state program scan, findings from interviews, challenges, opportunities and recommendations.
This resource focuses on addressing one facet of the opioid crisis in Canada.