- November 2014
- Vol. 15, No. 10
New NCSACW Resources
The National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW) recently posted several new resources and materials, including new and updated webpages and a new webinar.
- "Opioid Use in Pregnancy, a Community's Approach: The Children and Recovering Mothers (CHARM) Collaborative": This recent webinar outlines issues involved in opioid use during pregnancy, medication-assisted treatment, and how these issues can affect child welfare policy and practice. The webinar focuses on the CHARM Collaborative, a group of agencies that offer multidisciplinary and comprehensive care and consultation to pregnant women dealing with opiate addiction. Access the webinar recording and materials here: http://www.cffutures.org/presentations/webinars/opioid-use-pregnancy-community%E2%80%99s-approach-children-and-recovering-mothers-cha
- Trauma Among Families Affected by Substance Use Disorders: A new NCSACW webpage addresses the link between psychological trauma and child abuse, neglect, or exposure to substance use disorder (SUD) or mental illness. The page provides resources for professionals working with traumatized children and families who are involved with the substance abuse treatment, child welfare, and court systems: https://www.ncsacw.samhsa.gov/resources/trauma/default.aspx
- Regional Partnership Grantees (RPG) Round I (2007–2012): NCSACW updated this webpage with RPG Round I Final Reports, as well as the RPG Final Synthesis and Summary Report, the RPG Third Annual Report to Congress, program briefs, and a related webinar: https://www.ncsacw.samhsa.gov/technical/rpg-i.aspx
- Regional Partnership Grantees (RPG) Round II (2012–2017): This new webpage provides background information on the RPG Round II grant program and links to the 17 grantee profiles. To learn about the programs and the grantees, visit: https://www.ncsacw.samhsa.gov/technical/rpg-ii.aspx