National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare, 2021
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Brief #1: Identification and Notification summarizes steps states took to implement the CARA amendments to CAPTA. This brief focuses on modifications to state statutes of child abuse and neglect, establishing a difference between notifying and reporting to CPS, and developing shared definitions to identify and serve infants and their families affected by prenatal substance exposure.
Topic(s): CAPTA Plans of Safe Care
Section: Policy and Practice Resources