Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock () or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

May 2014Vol. 15, No. 52014 Family Drug Court Learning Academy

Children and Family Futures, an organization dedicated to improving collaborative practice and policy among the substance abuse, child welfare, Tribal child welfare, and family judicial systems, announced its 2014 webinar series The Family Drug Court Learning Academy. The webinar training series will outline steps agencies and organizations can take to mitigate barriers to creating successful family drug court programs, including challenges with budgets, policies, partnerships with other agencies, and more.
Upcoming webinars include the following:

  • June 12: "Closed Doors or Welcome Mat? Opening the Way for Medical Assisted Treatment in FDC"
  • July 10: "So How Do You Know They Are Really Ready? Key Considerations for Assessing Families in Recovery for Reunification"
  • August 14: "Exploring Solutions Together – The Issue of Racial and Ethnic Disproportionality in FDCs"
  • September 11: "Matching Service to Need – Exploring What “High-Risk, High-Need” Means for FDCs"

View the video trailer for the series on the CFF website:

Information on individual webinars in the CFF series are available here:

The Family Drug Court blog also is available here:

Related Item

Children's Bureau Express featured an article about examples for conducting successful family drug court programs, as part of CFF's peer-to-peer technical assistance programs, in the article "Family Drug Court Best Practices," (May 2013):