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CWLA Alcohol and Other Drugs Publications List

CWLA Publications on Alcohol and Other Drugs

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Training Materials

Child Welfare League of America. (1993). Act-1 alcohol & other drugs: A competency-based training. Child welfare and chemical dependency: A core curriculum and handouts. Washington DC: Author.

Act-1 consists of the following:

  • Chemical Dependency Curriculum and handout
  • Children of Substance Abuse Video
  • Drug-Exposed Infant Video
  • Multicultural Family Video
  • Substance Abuse & Sexual Abuse Video
  • Understanding Alcohol & Drugs Video
  • Resource Workbook

Child Welfare League of America. (1993). Act-2 alcohol & other drugs: A competency-based training. Training for caregivers of AOD-exposed infants. Washington DC: Author

Act-2 consists of the following:

  • Challenge of Parenting Video
  • HIV Babies and AIDS Prevention Video
  • Prenatal Effect of Alcohol Video
  • Resource Workbook
  • Special Curriculum and Handouts

For more information on this training curriculum, contact the Professional Development and Training Division.

Articles from CWLA's Journal -- Child Welfare

Barth, R. P. (2001). Research outcomes of prenatal substance exposure and the need to review policies and procedures regarding child abuse reporting. Child Welfare, 80, 275-296.

Clark, H. W. (2001). Residential substance abuse treatment for pregnant and postpartum women and their children: Treatment and policy implications. Child Welfare, 80, 179-198.

DiLorenzo, P., Johnson, R., & Bussey, M. (2001). The role of spirituality in the recovery process. Child Welfare, 80, 257-273.

Gregoire, K. A., & Schultz, D. J. (2001). Substance-abusing child welfare parents: Treatment and child placement outcomes. Child Welfare, 80, 433-452.

McAlpine, C., Courts-Marshall, C., & Harper-Doran, N. (2001). Combining child welfare and substance abuse services: A blended model of intervention. Child Welfare, 80, 129-149.

McNichol, T., & Tash, C. (2001). Parental substance abuse and the development of children in family foster care. Child Welfare, 80, 239-256.

Metsch, L. R., Wolfe, H. P., Fewell, R., McCoy, C. B., Elwood, W. N., Wohler-Torres, B., Petersen-Baston, P., & Haskins, H. V. (2001). Treating substance-using women and their children in public housing: Preliminary evaluation findings. Child Welfare, 80, 199-220.

Moore, J., & Finkelstein, N. (2001). Parenting services for families affected by substance abuse. Child Welfare, 80, 221-238.

Semidei, J., Feig-Radel, L., & Nolan, C. (2001). Substance abuse and child welfare: Clear linkages and promising responses. Child Welfare, 80, 109-128.

Sun, A., Shillington, A. M., Hohman, M., & Jones, L. (2001). Caregiver aod use, case substantiation, and aod treatment: Studies based on two southwestern counties. Child Welfare, 80, 151-177.

Young, N. K., Wingfield, K., & Gardner, S. (2001). Assessing progress against the size of the problem. Child Welfare, 80, 297-302.

Young, N. K., Wingfield, K., & Klempner, T. (2001). Serving children, youth, and families with alcohol and other drug-related problems in child welfare. Child Welfare, 80, 103-107.

Besinger, B. A., Garland, A. F., Litrownik, A. J., & Landsverk, J. A. (1999). Caregiver substance abuse among maltreated children placed in out-of-home care. Child Welfare, 78, 221-239.

Burry, C. L. (1999). Evaluation of a training program for foster parents of infants with prenatal substance effects. Child Welfare, 78, 197-214.

McNichol, T. (1999). The impact of drug-exposed children on family foster care. Child Welfare, 78, 184-196.

Hohman, M. M. (1998). Motivational interviewing: An intervention tool for child welfare case workers working with substance-abusing parents. Child Welfare, 77, 275-289.

Poitier, V. L., Niliwaambieni, M., & Rowe, C. L. (1997). A rite of passage approach designed to preserve the families of substance-abusing african american women. Child Welfare, 76, 173-195.

Franck, E. J. (1996). Prenatally drug-exposed children in out-of-home care: Are we looking at the whole picture. Child Welfare, 75, 19-34.

Blau, G. M., Whewell, M. C., Gullota, T. P., & Bloom, M. (1994). The prevention and treatment of child abuse in households of substance abusers: A research demonstration progress report. Child Welfare, 73, 83-94.

Gregoire, T. K. (1994). Assessing the benefits and increasing the utility of addiction training for public child welfare workers: A pilot study. Child Welfare, 73, 69-81.

Tracey, E. M., & Farkas, K. J. (1994). Preparing practitioners for child welfare practice with substance-abusing families. Child Welfare, 73, 57-68.

Curtis, P. & McCullough, C. (1993). The impact of alcohol and other drugs on the child welfare system. Child Welfare, 72, 533-542.

Madden, R. G. (1993). State actions to control fetal abuse: Ramifications for child welfare practice. Child Welfare, 72, 129-41.

Meyers, C. & Moss, I. (1992). Residential treatment: Linkage with community drug treatment programs. Child Welfare, 71, 537-545.

Wightman, M. (1991). Criteria for placement decisions with cocaine-exposed infants. Child Welfare, 70, 653-663.

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