Putting the Pieces Together for Children and Families



 WEDNESDAY, January 31, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm




School Solutions: Strategies for Success in the Classroom for Substance-Exposed Children

Gregory Bailey, Ph.D.

Christine Schmidt, Psy.D.

Children's Research Triangle




Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT): An Effective Treatment for Children and Families with Substance Use Disorders           (ppt not available)

Melanie Nelson, Ph.D.

Robin H. Gurwitch, Ph.D.

Department of Pediatrics, University of Oklahoma Health Science Center

Kim Helfgott, M.A.

Child Welfare Information Gateway




Pre-Filing Family Preservation Court: An Innovative Approach to Keep Families Together*

Pamela Miller

Rob Nagby

Superior Court of California, County of Riverside

Phil Breitenbucher

Riverside Department of Public Social Services

Tim S. Smith

Mental Health Systems, Inc.




It's All About the Data: Interface of Evaluation, Program Development, and Partnership to Address Substance Abuse and Reduce Child Neglects

Michele McGibbon

LPC Consulting Associates, Inc.,

Patrick Mangan, M.S.W.

Birth & Beyond, Department of Health and Human Services, Sacramento County




Safety, Sobriety and Family Strengths: Helping Mothers and Chidren Recover Togethery  (Handout #1) (Handout #2) (Handout #3)

Emily Davern, M.S.W., L.I.C.S.W.

Massachusetts Department of Social Services

Deborah Bertges, M.A., L.M.H.C., L.A.D.C. 1

Private Practice




Assessing Child Safety and Protective Capacities in Substance Abuse/CPS Cases

Theresa E. Costello, M.A.

National Resource Center for Child Protective Services




Using Motivational Interviewing Tools to Assist in the Process of Readiness for Change Among Substance Abusing Mothers in the Child Welfare System

Pat Sandau-Beckler, Ph.D.

New Mexico State University




Children of Chaos: Identifying and Assisting Young Children Living in Substance-Abusing Homes

David D. Love, M.F.T.

Valley Community Counseling Services




Linking Substance Abuse and Child Trauma Issues: A Conversation

                                                                                                        (ppt not available)

Ira J. Chasnoff, M.D.

Children's Research Triangle

Bruce Perry, M.D., Ph.D.

The ChildTrauma Academy




 WEDNESDAY, January 31, 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm




"Its OK. Im Fine." Lessons Learned by Young Children Who Experience Effective Infant Mental Health Interventions

Cheryl Pratt, Ph.D.

Linda Schwartz, Ph.D.

Children's Research Triangle




Motivational Interviewing in the Prenatal Clinic                   (ppt not available)

Rich McGourty, Ph.D.

Children's Research Triangle, National Training Institute




Lessons From the 4p's Plus

Anne M. Wells, Ph.D.

Ira Chasnoff, M.D.

Children's Research Triangle




Defining Collaborative Outcomes for Working with Families: Minnesota's Experience with the NCSACW Program of In-Depth Technical Assistance

(Handout #1) (Handout #2) (Handout #3)

Deborah Moses, M.P.H.

Minnesota Department of Human Services, Chemical Health Division,

Jackie Crowshoe

Child Safety and Permanency, Minnesota Department of Human Services

Kari Earle, M.Ed, L.A.D.C.

National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare




Community Approaches to Prevention and Early Intervention


Jan Campbell, R.N., B.S.N.

San Luis Obispo County Health Department

Sue Spooner, R.N., C.P.N.P.

Riverside County Department of Public Health




How to Effectively Serve Families at the Front End of CPS who Struggle with Substance Use Disorder: Four Models and Program Elements that Lead to Success                                                                              (ppt not available)

Carol J. Harper, M.P.A.

Joanna D. Reynolds, M.A.

American Humane Association




Celebrating Families! An Innovative Approach for Working with Substance Abusing Families

Rosemary S. Tisch, M.A.

Prevention Partnership International, Family Resources International Inc.

Linda K. Sibley

Family Resources International Inc.




Substance Abuse Title IV-E Waiver Demostrations: Evaluation Outcomes and Lessons Learned

Elliott Graham, Ph.D.

James Bell Associates

Findings from the Illinois IV-E AODA Waiver

Sam Gillespie

Rosie Gianforte, L.C.S.W.

Children's Bureau, ACF, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Project First Step: Approaches to Co-occurrence of Child Maltreatment & Substance Abuse in New Hampshire

Glenda Kaufman Kantor, Ph.D.

Family Research Laboratory, University of New Hampshire

Bernie Bluhm, M. Ed.

New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services




 THURSDAY, February 1, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm




Service vs. Systems Integration: The SART System of Care for Children and Families Affected by Substance Abuse (part 1)                  (ppt not a vailable)

Ira J. Chasnoff, M.D.

Children's Research Triangle

Richard McGourty, Ph.D.

Children's Research Triangle, National Training Institute




Taming the Monster Within: Effective Behavior Management Strategies for the Substance Exposed Child

Erin Telford, Psy.D.

Children's Research Triangle




What Can Be Done With Baling Wire and Chewing Gum?*

Judge Karla Fultz

Iowa Judicial Branch, 5th Judicial District

Todd Beveridge, M.S.W., M.S.

House of Mercy




Layining the Groundwork in Policy and Practice: the Massachusetts Early Childhood Linkage Initiative

Katharine Thomas

Institute for Health and Recovery

John Lippitt, Ph.D.

Massachusetts Deptartment of Public Health




Tribal Community Response and Perspectives to Methamphetamine

Nadja Jones, M.S.W.

National Indian Child Welfare Association




Voices: A Gender-Responsive Curriculum for Girls

About Your Presenter

Voices: A Program of Self-Discovery and Empowerment for Girls

(Handout )

Stephanie S. Covington, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Center for Gender and Justice




Intergrating Substance Abuse Competency within a Statewide Child Welfare System  (Handout #1) (Handout #2) (Handout #3)

Kim Bishop-Stevens, L.I.C.S.W.

Department of Social Services

Loretta Butehorn, Ph.D.

Department of Social Services




Screeening and Assessment for Family Engagement, Retention and Recovery (SAFERR)

Nancy Young, M.S.W., Ph.D.

Children and Family Futures




Identifying and Preventing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD): A Hidden Cause of Relapse in Women As Well As Behavioral and Cognitive Problems in Their Offspring

Kathleen Tavenner Mitchell, M.H.S., L.C.A.D.C.

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS)




 THURSDAY, February 1, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm




Service vs. Systems Integration: The SART System of Care for Children and Families Affected by Substance Abuse (Part 2)                  (ppt not available)

Ira J. Chasnoff, M.D.

Children's Research Triangle

Richard McGourty, Ph.D.

Children's Research Triangle, National Training Institute




What's Next? An Exploration of Co-occuring Diagnostic Issues in the Prenatally Exposed Child

Erin Telford, Psy.D.

Amy Groessl. L.C.S.W.

Children's Research Triangle




An Evaluation of Family Treatment Drug Courts: Bridging Research and Practice*                                                                                                                        (ppt not available)

Sonia Worcel, M.A., M.P.P.

NPC Research

Honorable Leonard P. Edwards

Santa Clara County Superior Court

Beth Green, Ph.D.

NPC Research




NCJFCJ Model Courts: Ten Years of Best Practices                (ppt not available)


Elizabeth Whitney Barnes, J.D.

National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges




Buildeing a Collaorative Partnership to Address Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

Margo B. Singer, M.P.A.

New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services




Substance Abuse Programs Reviewed by the California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare

Laine Alexandra, L.C.S.W.

Charles Wilson, M.S.S.W.

Cambria Rose, L.C.S.W.

Chadwick Center for Children and Families, Rady Children's Hospital and Health Center




A Win-Win Strategy: Utilizing Family Visiting to Support the Goals of Lasting Recovery and Family Reunification/Permanency      (ppt not available)

(Handout #1) (Handout #2) (Handout #3)

Tanya Krupat, M.P.H., L.M.S.W.

COAF, Phoenix House

La Tonya Baskerville





The Critical Role of Substance Abuse Providers in Family Group Decision Making Processes                                                           (ppt not available)

Lisa Merkel-Holguin, M.S.W.

National Center on FGDM, American Humane Association




 THURSDAY, February 1, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm




Building Community and Client-Level Relationships to Support Substance Affected Families with Infants or Young Children: Lessons Learned from AIA Programs

Amy Price, M.P.A.

National Abandoned Infants Assistance Resource Center

Oneta Templeton McMann, L.C.S.W.
Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics




Home-Based Wrap Around Services to Substance-Abusing Women and Their Infants                                                                                 (ppt not available)

Jean Adnopoz, M.P.H.

Karen E. Hanson, L.C.S.W.

Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine

Christian M. Connell, Ph.D.

Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine




How Far In Five Years: A Five Year Perspective of the Process and Outcomes of the Arizona Families F.I.R.S.T. Program           (ppt not available)

(Handout #1) (Handout #2)

Brian L. Arthur, M.A.

Applied Behavioral Health Policy, Arizona State University

Nancy Hansen, M.S.W.

Arizona Department of Economic Security, Division of Children, Youth & Families




Multidisciplinary Collaborative Model Development to Respond to Substance-Exposed Newborns                                         (ppt not available)

Kathryn Wells, M.D.

DDHS, University of Colorado School of Medicine

Donna Hamburg, M.A.

Denver Department of Human Services

Christina Little, Ph.D.

Kempe Children's Center




Family Treatment Drug Court: Creating a Team and Making it Work

                                                                                                        (ppt not available)

Rosemary Soave, M.S.W.

Women and Infants Hospital, VIP Program

Donna Caldwell, Ph.D.

National Perinatal Information Center

Linda Lynch

Rhode Island Family Court




Failure by Fragmentation: The Top Ten Avoidable Mistakes of Collaboration, Drawn from Forty Years of History

Sid Gardner, M.P.A.

Children and Family Futures




Systems Collaboration for Tribal Communities                   (ppt not available)

Nadja Jones, M.S.W.

The National Indian Child Welfare Association




Research Findings from the Sacramento County Dependency Drug Court: Systems Changes and its impact on Permanency

Sharon Boles, Ph.D.

Children and Family Futures


Recovering Together: Family Treatment

Kathryn Icenhower, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

SHIELDS for Families, Los Angeles, CA

Sara Tienda, M.S.W.

SHIELDS for Families, Los Angeles, CA