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National Center on Sybstance Abuse and Child Welfare

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Our MissionThe mission of the NCSACW is to improve systems and practice for families with substance use disorders who are involved in the child welfare and family judicial systems by assisting local, State and tribal agencies.

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Working TogetherWhether you work in Child Welfare, Substance Abuse Treatment, or the Courts, it takes everyone together to improve outcomes for families affected by substance use disorders.

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Learning TogetherUnderstanding each system's practices and procedures and learning to speak each other's languages will help everyone work together more effectively for the benefit of families.

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We Can HelpThe National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare offers technical assistance, training, and information tools to support your efforts to collaborate.

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Sharing KnowledgeLearn from experts in the fields of Child Welfare, Substance Abuse, and Family Courts at conferences around the country.

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What is NCSACW?

A national resource center providing information, expert consultation, training and technical assistance to child welfare, dependency court and substance abuse treatment professionals to improve the safety, permanency, well-being and recovery outcomes for children, parents and families.

Bringing Families Together: Models of Hope and Recovery

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