• What Works for Families Affected by Substance Use Disorders…

    This report summarizes and expands upon key policy issues presented at a policy forum at the 2014 National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, and highlights innovative efforts between state, county, tribal, and community-based agencies. Learn more here.
  • Opioid Use in Pregnancy: A Community’s Approach

    This webinar features the Children and Recovering Mothers (CHARM) collaborative based in Burlington, VT. CHARM is a multidisciplinary group of agencies serving pregnant women with opioid dependence, their infants and families. Discussion centers on services provided and collaborative practice elements across systems at prenatal, birth, and postpartum. Learn more here.
  • Trauma Among Families Affected by Substance Use Disorders

    The NCSACW has many resources that focus on trauma within the substance abuse treatment, child welfare and court systems and its impact on the children and families who enter those systems. Learn more here.
  • Methamphetamine

    Methamphetamine use disorder is a chronic, complex brain disease affecting the well-being of the entire family. Recovery from methamphetamine use disorder is possible with timely access to proper, family-centered treatment. Learn more here.
  • Regional Partnership Grantees (RPG)

    The Regional Partnership Grantees (RPG) support interagency collaborations and the integration of programs, services, and activities designed to increase the well-being, improve the permanency, and enhance the safety of children who are in, or at risk of, out-of-home placements as a result of a parent or caregiver’s substance abuse. Learn more here.








What is NCSACW?

A national resource center providing information, expert consultation, training and technical assistance to child welfare, dependence court and substance abuse treatment professionals to improve the safety, premanency, wellbeing and recovery outcomes for children, parents and families.




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