U.S Department of Health and Human Services U.S Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Webinar: Substance Abuse Treatment: Gone Astray in Service Array?

April 13, 2010
This session explores strategies child welfare agencies can use to expand access to substance abuse services for children and families in child welfare systems. Presenters discuss the extent to which substance abuse needs are tracked in child welfare systems, the availability of substance abuse services, and approaches agencies can use to document the treatment gap and negotiate with treatment systems.
This webinar is co-sponsored by the National Child Welfare Resource Center on Organizational Improvement (NRCOI) and the National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW)

Presenters

  • Sid Gardner, President, Children and Family Futures, National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare
  • Sharon DiPirro-Beard, Program Coordinator, Sacramento Department of Health and Human Services
  • Jay Wurscher, Oregon Child Welfare Alcohol & Drug Services Coordinator, Children, Adults and Families Division, Office Safety and Permanency for Children, Oregon Department of Human Services

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