Training & Technical Assistance Opportunities

Category: Webinar/Training Opportunity

Agency: Children and Family Futures

Webinar Date: March 31, 2020 2:00-3:00pm EST/ 11:00 – 12:00 pm PST

Link to Application: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2531777660765032194

The Family First Prevention Services Act (Family First), signed into law on February 9, 2018, offers a historic opportunity for child welfare agencies and their substance use disorder (SUD) treatment partners to expand and enhance family-centered interventions that improve outcomes for children and families affected by substance use disorders (SUDs). This webinar will highlight a new resource, Implementing the Substance Use Disorder Provisions of the Family First Prevention Services Act: A Toolkit for Child Welfare and Treatment Stakeholders, to guide state leaders in their efforts to implement the SUD-focused provisions of the law.

Highlights:

Understand the SUD provisions of the Family First Prevention Services Act

Identify opportunities to implement Family First to benefit families affected by SUDs

Recognize the importance of collaboration to implement Family First effectively

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