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Connecticut’s Approach to Implementing Plans of Safe Care
National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare
Date: November 19, 2019 | Length: 1:15:32
Examines Connecticut’s online notification process and system related to CAPTA for infants affected by prenatal substance exposure. Provides an overview of treatment needs of pregnant women with substance use disorders, family-centered treatment, Connecticut’s approach to developing Plans of Safe Care (POSC), a review of their innovative online notification portal (and how the process differentiates from mandated reporting), and a discussion of their collaborative work and training with partner agencies involved in POSC development.
- Linda Carpenter, NCSACW
- Mary Painter, LCSW, LADC —Director of the Office of Intimate Partner Violence and Substance Use Treatment and Recovery, Department of Children and Families (DCF)
- Shelly Nolan, MS, LPC—Director, Women’s Services, Office of the Commissioner Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services (DMHAS)
Topic(s): CAPTA Plans of Safe Care
Section: Related Online Training, Videos, and Webinars