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Protecting Children in Substance-Abusing Families
This manual, developed by NCCAN, provides an overview of how to identify parental substance abuse, assess the strengths and needs of families, develop service plans, and implement strategies for helpi
Table of Contents
Tables of Contents
Identifying Alcohol and/or Other Drug Use
Chemically Involved Parents: Characteristics of Parents at Risk
Children of Chemically Involved Parents: Special Risks
Reporting Child Maltreatment in Cases Involving Parental Substance Abuse
Comprehensive Family Assessment
Juvenile Court Involvement with Chemically Involved Families
Innovative Approaches to Intervention: Improving the Odds
Appendix I. The Nature of Substances of Abuse
Appendix II. Sample Medical Center Protocol
Appendix III. Sample Interagency Agreement
Glossary of Terms
Suggested Citation: Kropenske, V., Howard, J., Breitenbach, C., Dembo, R., & U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (1994). Protecting children in substance-abusing families. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children's Bureau.
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