U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation. 1999. Blending perspectives and building common ground: A report to Congress on substance abuse and child protection. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, 175 pp.
Annotation: This report on substance abuse and child protection describes: (1) the extent and scope of the problem of substance abuse in the child welfare population; (2) the types of services provided to this population; (3) the effectiveness of these services; and (4) recommendations for legislative changes that might be needed to improve service coordination. Appendices provide information on Medicaid services for substance abuse treatment, the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment comprehensive treatment model for alcohol and other drug abusing women and their children, and key federal programs that fund substance abuse and child welfare services and research.
Contact: Child Welfare Information Gateway, Administration on Children, Youth, and Families, Children's Bureau, 1250 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Eighth Floor, Washington, DC 20024, Telephone: (800) 394-3366 Secondary Telephone: E-mail: email@example.com Web Site: http://www.childwelfare.gov
Keywords: Child abuse, Child neglect, Child protective services, Child welfare, Collaboration, Family support, Family violence, Federal agencies, Health occupations, Intervention, Maltreated children, Prevention, Social services, Statistics, Substance abuse prevention, Substance abuse treatment services, Substance abusers, Substance use behavior