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Module 2: Determining Who Needs a Plan of Safe Care
National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare
Date: August 01, 2023 | Length: 15 minutes, 43 seconds
Module 2 of the Vermont Oxford Network (VON) Plan of Safe Care series discusses the different populations of infants and families who need a Plan of Safe Care, including state examples for defining “affected by substance abuse,” and implementing reports and notifications for infants affected by prenatal substance exposure. The importance of early identification, and disproportionality issues associated with determining which parents are screened for substance use disorder issues is also discussed. View the audio description version.