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January 2002Vol. 3, No. 1Alcohol, Other Drugs, and Child Welfare

Banks, H. (Editor). Child Welfare League of America, Washington, DC. 21 pp. $4.95. Booklet.

The Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) reviews the role of alcohol and other drugs (AOD) in child abuse and neglect. Substance abuse is a major element in many child protective services' investigations, often leading to out of home placements. This brief overview provides:

  • Statistics for recent research supporting the value of substance abuse prevention programs
  • Promising collaborative model programs, partnerships, joint strategies, and methods
  • Organizations and websites
  • Suggestions for further research.

To purchase a copy, contact:

PO Box 2019
Annapolis Junction, MD 20701-2019
Phone: 800-407-6273
Fax: 301-206-9789