Nancy recently participated in a in the taping of Families Are the Frontline: Preventing, Treating, and Recovering from Substance Use and Mental Disorders for the Road to Recovery series in support of National Recovery Month. As a result, SAMHSA invited Nancy to serve as ‘Expert of the Month’ for June when the taping premiered on Wednesday, June 6th. Following is the link to the video which focuses on families as a critical success factor in prevention, treatment and recovery in substance abuse and mental health disorders: http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Resources-Catalog/2012/Webcast/06-Preventing-Treating-and-Recovering-From-Substance-Use-and-Mental-Disorders.aspx
Ken DeCerchio was recognized for his support, advice and insight during his tenure on the National Advisory Council.
First District County Supervisor Janet Nguyen presents Dr. Nancy K. Young and Sid Gardner with a County Resolution recognizing CFF's contribution to children and families in Orange County and across the country at 7th Annual Community Forum on the Conditions of Children in Orange County.
Dr. Nancy K. Young receives the award in recognition of her distinguished contributions in the field of addiction, research, training, and evaluation.
Sid Gardner receives the Outstanding Support of Prevention Award recognizing his contribution to the City of Irvine at the City of Irvine Council Meeting.
Dr. Nancy K. Young receives honors and thanks for serving as a voice for children and families afflicted by alcoholism and other drug dependencies.
CFF, in partnership with Planning and Learning Technologies (Pal-Tech) and ICF Macro International, have been awarded the contract to support the targeted grant program to regional partnerships for the purpose of improving permanency outcomes for children affected by methamphetamine or other substance abuse administered by the US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration of Children, Youth and Families, Children's Bureau. The goals of the Support Contract are to develop a performance measurement system in collaboration with the grantees; provide programmatic and evaluation-related technical assistance to grantees; assess and analyze data submitted on grantee performance indicators; and provide various reports including legislatively required outcome reports to Congress.
Jointly awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) and the Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Children's Bureau's Office on Child Abuse and Neglect, this contract expands the National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare's scope to implement strategic communication and technical assistance methods ensuring that target audiences receive and translate information to practice and policy change.
The Administration for Children and Families presents CFF with the 2006 Outstanding Contractor Award in recognition of its work on behalf of children and families. The Assistant Secretary for Children and Families, Wade F. Horn, Ph.D., presented the award to Dr. Nancy K. Young at the ACF Assistant Secretary Awards Ceremony on Thursday, October 5, 2006.