Data and feedback from states and communities tells us the number of families involved in child welfare where there is parental substance use is significant.
Key national datasets and individual research studies quantify the prevalence of substance use among families involved with child welfare services. Staying current helps professionals understand trends, determine community needs, and tailor services for families. Being able to frame and understand the scope of parental alcohol or other drug use in the child welfare system brings systems together to make data driven decisions and increases coordination, resources, and supports that benefit families.
Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Report..., 2020
This file contains graphs reflecting data from the 2020 Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) and Treatment... (Read More)