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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.
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.
This chart outlines elements of the Victims of Crime Act. The Crime Victims Fund (the Fund) was established by the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) of 1984. The Fund is financed by fines and penalties paid by convicted federal offenders, not from tax dollars.
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.
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.
National experience demonstrates that prevention initiatives have contributed to past or ongoing reductions in cocaine use, underage drinking, and youth cigarette smoking. Identifying evidence-based preventive measures for opioids remains a work-in progress that will require more documentation of how prevention strategies can best ameliorate the current crisis. This article presents an update and makes the case for more research, evaluation and community-based prevention.
A map of states indicating where marijuana is legalized.
This resources is bill summary of the Family First Prevention Services Act produced byt First Focus Campaign for Children.
This e-publication provides guidelines and suggestions to help victim service practitioners and program administrators improve the quality and consistency of their response to crime victims. Select from the Program Standards, Competency Standards, and Ethical Standards buttons below or use the menu on the left to learn more about the purpose and scope of the standards; how to use the standards to improve crime. victim/survivor survivors; and terms, definitions, and resources related to the standards.
This resource focuses on addressing one facet of the opioid crisis in Canada.