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Webinars

The webinars below cover a range of topics important to NCSACW’s stakeholders. Click on the links below to view the archived versions of these webinars and to access resources including slides and handouts.

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    • Supporting Your Collaborative When Planning for Safe Care for Infants with Prenatal Substance Exposure – Live Discussion Webinar
      Supporting Your Collaborative When Planning for Safe Care for Infants with Prenatal Substance Exposure – Live Discussion Webinar

      This live webinar hosted by the National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW) alongside representatives from child welfare and healthcare from several states discusses shared experiences and knowledge for serving pregnant and parenting women with opioid and other substance use disorders. This webinar will provide an overview of treatment needs of pregnant women with substance use disorders, and the elements of family-centered treatment, the effects of exposure to infants and treatment needs of infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome and infants in general, the key role collaboration plays to support parent treatment and recovery and infant safety and well-being, Plans of Safe Care, and challenges experienced by partnerships in many different states.

      Presenter(s):

        • Jean Blankenship
          Child Welfare Program Specialist; Office on Child Abuse and Neglect, Children’s Bureau, ACYF, ACF, HHS
        • Jill Gresham
          Senior Associate; National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare
        • Trenee Parker
          Director; Division of Family Services within the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families; Delaware
        • Jen Donahue
          Child Abuse Investigation Coordinator; Office of the Child Advocate; Delaware
        • Monika Taylor
          Director Chemical Dependence; Crouse Health; New York
        • Susan Morris
          Substance Exposed Newborn Specialist; Child Protection Services Unit; Colorado

      Date: November 13, 2019

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Contact Us

The National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare offers free technical assistance to a various of systems on making policy and practice changes to improve outcomes for families affected by substance use disorders and involvement with child welfare services. To learn more about technical assistance services or if you have a question please email NCSACW at ncsacw@cffutures.org or call toll-free at 1–866–493–2758.

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