Screening and Assessment for Family Engagement, Retention, and Recovery (SAFERR) Guidebook

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Screening and Assessment for Family Engagement, Retention, and Recovery (SAFERR) Guidebook

Description

Caseworkers can use this tool to screen parents for potential substance use disorders in order to make decisions about children’s safety. It also provides guidance on developing collaborative efforts to improve outcomes for families.

The appendices contain a facilitators guide, fact sheets, examples of screening and assessment tools for substance use disorders, and examples of safety and risk assessments for use by child welfare staff.

Developer:

National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW)

Funding Sources:

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (U.S.); U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

History

Release Date: 2007
Original Summary: October 2007
Last Updated: 10/24/12

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