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Methamphetamine: The Child Welfare Impact and Response

Methamphetamine: The Child Welfare Impact and Response

Sponsored by the Administration for Children and Families’ (ACF) Children’s Bureau (CB) and Child Care Bureau (CCB), and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)

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Welcome and Conference Overview, Monday, May 8, 2006

  • Susan Orr, Ph.D., Associate Commissioner, Children’s Bureau, ACF
  • Shannon Christian, M.P.P., Associate Commissioner, Child Care Bureau, ACF
  • H. Westley Clark, M.D., J.D., M.P.H., Director, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, SAMHSA

Opening Plenary

Plenary Sessions

  • Personal Stories: Recovery from Methamphetamine Addiction
  • Allison Bruno, Moms O. Meth
  • Jean DuBois, Eagle Ridge Project
  • John and Kirsten Smyrni, STARS Project

    Methamphetamine Dependence and Treatment
  • H. Westley Clark, M.D., J.D., M.P.H., Director, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, SAMHSA

Concurrent Workshops, Monday, May 8, 2006

  1. Assessing Safety and Protective Capabilities in Methamphetamine/CPS Cases (PPT 509 KB)
    Theresa Costello, M.A., Director, National Resource Center for Child Protective Services Albuquerque, NM
  2. Methamphetamine Use and Manufacture: Implications for Child Welfare Workers (PPT)
    Penny Grant, M.D., FAAP, Medical Director, Child Advocacy and Protection Program, Dartmouth- Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon General Pediatrics, Lebanon, NH
  3. Information for Foster and Adoptive Parents and Other Caregivers (PPT 936 KB)
    Mike McGuire, Foster and Adoptive Parent Liaison, Cerro Gordo County Community Drug Court
    2nd Judicial District, Department of Correctional Services, Mason City, IA
  4. Prenatal Drug Exposure: Risks and Interventions (PPT 168 KB)
    Rizwan Z. Shah, M.D., FAAP, Medical Director, Des Moines Children’s Advocacy Center, Blank Children’s Hospital, Des Moines, IA
  5. Juvenile Treatment Court
    The Honorable George W. Timberlake, Chief Judge, Second Judicial Circuit, Jefferson County, IL

Plenary Session

Plenary Session, Tuesday, May 9, 2006

  • Panel: Collaborative Responses to Addressing Methamphetamine
    Holly E. Hopper, M.R.C., Rosemary Tisch, Kathryn Icenhower, Ph.D., Jeffrey L. Pogue, Donald J. Smith, Jr., Ph.D.

Concurrent Morning Workshops, Tuesday, May 9, 2006

  1. Drug Endangered Children (DEC) Response: Building Teams that Work (PPT 1,299 KB)
    Holly E. Hopper, M.R.C., Project Director, Kentucky DEC, National Alliance for DEC, Lexington, KY
  2. Dependency and Juvenile Drug Court Models (PPT 2,830 KB)
    Rosemary Tisch, Director, Celebrating Families Program, Santa Clara Family Drug Treatment Court, San Jose, CA
    Linda K. Sibley, Director, Family Ministries International, Santa Maria, CA
  3. Family Substance Abuse Treatment Model (PPT 6,235 KB)
    Kathryn Icenhower, Ph.D., Executive Director, SHIELDS for Families, Los Angeles, CA
  4. Sacramento Family Drug Court (PPT 1,539 KB)
    Jeffrey L. Pogue, Director, Bridges/STARS Program, Sacramento Family Drug Court, Sacramento, CA
  5. The Therapeutic Preschool Model of Care for Children Exposed to the Methamphetamine Lifestyle
    Donald J. Smith, Jr., Ph.D., President/CEO, Generations Center, Dallas, TX

Concurrent Afternoon Workshops, Tuesday, May 9, 2006

  1. Law Enforcement Perspective and Response
    Lori Moriarty, Commander, North Metro Task Force, Colorado DEC Program, Thorton, CO
  2. Environmental Risks to Children and First Responders (PPT 333 KB)
    Shawn Arbuckle, Coordinator, Industrial Hygiene Program, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, CO
  3. Worker Safety Protocols (PPT 224 KB)
    Afton Wagner, Field Representative, Child Protective Services Programs, Children and Family Services Division, Oklahoma Department of Human Services, Oklahoma City, OK
    Calvin Kelley, M.S.W., Field Representative, Permanency Planning Programs, Children and Family Services Division, Oklahoma Department of Human Services, Oklahoma City, OK
  4. Methamphetamine Crisis in Indian Country
    Mitchel J. Brown, Chief of Police, City of Oroville, CA, Intertribal Community Intervention Task Force, Oroville, CA
  5. Data Issues Across Systems and Filling Information Gaps (PPT 250 KB)
    Sharon M. Boles, Ph.D., Evaluation Director, National Center on Substance Abuse, and Child Welfare, Irvine, CA
    Will Hornsby, M.S.W., Senior Child Welfare Program Specialist, Child and Family Service Reviews, Children’s Bureau, ACF, Washington, DC
  6. The Matrix Model for Methamphetamine Treatment (PPT 5,517 KB)
    Michael McCann, M.A., Associate Director and Director of Research, Matrix Institute, West Los Angeles, CA

Closing Plenary Session, Tuesday, May 9, 2006

Management of Reunification Orders in Child Welfare: Families Impacted by Methamphetamine (PPT 485 KB)
The Honorable James R. Milliken, Retired Presiding Judge, Juvenile Division, San Diego Superior Court, San Diego, CA