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Strategies for Rural Communities for Addressing Substance Misuse among Families Involved with the Child Welfare System

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Description
Describes nine programs across seven states that have addressed challenges to serving child welfare-involved parents with substance use issues through mentoring, case management, providing access to treatment and affordable housing, and other support services. Discusses considerations for expanding and replicating these programs in rural communities.
Author(s)
Jung Kim, Elizabeth Clary, Christina Ribar, Sarah Palmer, Elizabeth Weigensberg
Date
07/2020
Type
Document
Organizations
HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Mathematica
Tagged as
Access · Community engagement and volunteerism · Families · Funding · Housing and homelessness · Human services · Medicaid · Rural-urban differences · Substance use and misuse · Transportation · Arizona · Iowa · Kentucky · Oklahoma · Tennessee · Vermont · Washington