National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare, 2021
This technical assistance tool provides information for child welfare, substance use treatment providers, healthcare, and other community agencies serving adolescents at risk of misusing substances. The guide examines adolescence as a unique stage of development—one that requires professionals to take a tailored and collaborative approach. It also provides a comprehensive array of services, terminology, policy considerations, and practice strategies to support those working with adolescents and young adults through a family-centered lens.
View Document Working with Adolescents: Practice Tips and Resource Guide