U.S Department of Health and Human Services U.S Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Presentations & Publications

Presentations focusing on Legislators


TitleDateLocationPresenters/AuthorsResources
Substance-Exposed Infants: State Responses to the Problem (PDF 1.5 MB)SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer Page2013-02Cathleen Otero, Nancy K Young, Ph.D. - Project Director, NCSACW, Sidney L Gardner, MPA - Senior Policy Advisor, NCSACWPublication
The Miami Child Well-Being Court(TM) Model: Building a Transformative, Judicially-Led, Systems Integration Approach to meet the Needs and Improve ... (PDF 0.98 MB)SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer Page2012-09Anaheim, CALynne KatzFamily Drug Courts: A National Symposium to Improve Family Recovery, Safety and Stability
Research Update on Family Drug Courts (PDF 121 KB)SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer Page2012-09Anaheim, CADouglas B MarloweFamily Drug Courts: A National Symposium to Improve Family Recovery, Safety and Stability
Where Do We Go from Here? (PDF 945 KB)SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer Page2012-09Anaheim, CAJudge Jeri Cohen, Judge Erica YewFamily Drug Courts: A National Symposium to Improve Family Recovery, Safety and Stability
Taking Your Problem Solving Court to Scale: Increasing and Expanding the Families Served (PDF 3.36 MB)SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer Page2012-04Denver, COPhil Breitenbucher, Roger B Larsen, Kathy WheelerColorado State Drug Court Conference
Improving Outcomes with Families: Review Family Drug Court Strategies and Outcomes (PDF 3.30 MB)SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer Page2012-04Billings, MTPhil BreitenbucherMontana State Drug Court Conference
Family Drug Courts - Improving Outcomes for Children and Families and Going to Scale (PDF 3.29 MB)SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer Page2012-03Osage Beach, MOPhil BreitenbucherMADCP 14th Annual Drug Court Conference
Facilitating Cross-System Collaboration: A Primer on Child Welfare, Alcohol and Other Drug Services, and Courts (PDF 1.9 MB)SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer Page2012Rockville, MDSubstance Abuse and Mental Health Services AdministrationPublication
Moving Toward System Wide Change ( )SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer Page2011-11Irvine, CALeonard Edwards, Nancy K Young, Ph.D. - Project Director, NCSACWWeb-Based Training Recording
National Look at the Past, Present and Future of Family Drug Courts (PDF 1.55 MB)SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer Page2011-10National Harbor, MDNancy K Young, Ph.D. - Project Director, NCSACWOJJDP 2011 Children's Justice and Safety Conference
The Collaborative Practice Model for Child Safety, Permanency, and Family Recovery: An In-Depth Look at Program Strategies for Improved Outcomes ... (PDF 8.1 MB)SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer Page2011-09National Harbor, MDCathleen OteroPutting the Pieces Together: The National Conference on Substance Abuse and the Courts
An Interactive Discussion Session on Developing Family Drug Court State Guidelines (PDF 268 KB)SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer Page2011-09National Harbor, MDPhil Breitenbucher, Honorable Nicolette PachPutting the Pieces Together for Children and Families: The National Conference on Substance Abuse, Child Welfare and the Courts
We're in this Together: Family Drug Courts and Family Based Treatment (PDF 284 KB)SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer Page2011-06Indianapolis, INSidney L Gardner, MPA - Senior Policy Advisor, NCSACWAnnual Meeting of Juvenile Court Judicial Officers
Enhanced Community, Special Topics Webinar: Engaging Defense Attorneys ( )SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer Page2010-11Irvine, CAHillary Kushins, John Passalacqua, Phil BreitenbucherWeb-Based Training Recording
Best Practices in Kansas Child Welfare Law (PDF 2.9 MB)SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer Page2009-09Dodge City, Hays, Wichita, Lawrence, KSTheresa LemusBest Practices in Kansas Child Welfare Law
Responding to Prenatal Exposure: The Potential for Policy and Practice Changes (PDF 751 KB)SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer Page2009-09Denver, COSid GardnerState Methamphetamine Task Force and Colorado Alliance for Drug Endangered Children Work Session to Address the Issue of Substance-Exposed Newborn
Child Welfare, Substance Abuse Disorders and Dependency Courts: A Cross-System Annotated Bibliography (PDF 691.6 KB)SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer Page2009Publication
An Overview of the Child and Family Services Reviews ( )SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer Page2008-12Irvine, CAIrene Bocella, Nancy K Young, Ph.D. - Project Director, NCSACW, Kara Mandell, Tyronne RichardsonWeb-Based Training Handouts
State Drug Court Coordinator's Meeting (PDF 2.9 MB)SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer Page2008-10Washington, DCNancy K Young, Ph.D. - Project Director, NCSACWNational Drug Court Institute 4th Annual Meeting of State Coordinators
Texas Partnership for Family Recovery, Integrating Child Welfare, Substance Abuse, Judicial and Legal Services to Support Families: A Guide (PDF 659 KB)SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer Page2007-11TXTexas Partnership for Family RecoveryPublication
In-depth Summary of the Child and Family Services Improvement Act of 2006 ( 92 KB)SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer Page2007-01Washington, DCTiffany Conway, Rutledge Q. HutsonPublication
Substance Exposed Infants: Noteworthy Policies & Practices (PDF 145 KB)SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer Page2006-09Berkeley, CANational Abandoned Infants Assistance Resource CenterPublication
Family Dependency Treatment Court Fact Sheet (PDF 2.76 MB)SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer Page2006-06Alexandria, VAMeghan M Wheeler, Carson L Fox, National Drug Court InstitutePublication
On-line Training and Technical Assistance Resources (PDF 13.4 MB)SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer Page2006-05Mesa, AZCathleen OteroRocky Mountain Quality Improvement Center, Fourth Annual Conference
A Review of Alcohol and Drug Issues in the States' Child and Family Service Reviews and Program Improvement Plans (PDF 1.39 MB)SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer Page2005-11Irvine, CADr. Nancy K Young - Executive Director, Children and Family Futures, Sidney L Gardner, MPA - Senior Policy Advisor, NCSACW, Brook Whitaker - MSW, Shaila Yeh, Cathleen OteroPublication
White Paper on Funding Comprehensive Services for Families with Substance Use Disorders in Child Welfare and Dependency Courts (PDF 327 KB)SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer Page2004-02National Center on Substance Abuse and Child WelfarePublication
Michigan: Binsfield Legislation - Legislation Establishing Priority for Admission (PDF 17 KB)SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer Page2004MIState of Michigan, Legislative CouncilPublication
Framework and Policy Tools for Improving Linkages between Alcohol and Drug Services, Child Welfare Services and Dependency Courts (PDF 578 KB)SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer Page2003-11Rockville, MDNational Center on Substance Abuse and Child WelfarePublication
Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice: Federal Agencies Could Play a Stronger Role in Helping States Reduce the Number of Children Placed Solely to ... (PDF 444 KB)2002-06Publication
Foster Care: Recent Legislation Helps States Focus on Finding Permanent Homes for Children, but Long-standing Barriers Remain (GAO-02-585) (PDF 441 KB)2002-06Washington, DCGeneral Accounting OfficePublication
Synthesis of Cross System Values and Principles: A National Perspective (PDF 70 KB)SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer PageNational Center on Substance Abuse and Child WelfarePublication
New York Partnership for Family Recovery, Executive Summary for Policy Makers and Administration (PDF 115 KB)SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer PageNYNew York Partnership for Family RecoveryPublication
Fact Sheet for Governors (PDF 29 KB)SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer PageWashington, DCChildren's BureauPublication
Fact Sheet for Legislatures (PDF 26 KB)SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer PageWashington, DCChildren's BureauPublication
Presentation Title Value ( )SAMHSA Exit Disclaimer PageSid GardnerPublication