Child Welfare

Methadone Treatment and a Program for New Parents Approved for New Federal Child Welfare Law

The new clearinghouse for the Family First Prevention Services Act has approved another parent support program and a substance abuse treatment model. Methadone Maintenance Therapy (MMT) uses medically-prescribed methadone to reduce the use of heroin and […]

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Child Welfare

Bills to Help Prevent Foster Care, Help Foster Youth with College Introduced this Week

Bills were introduced this week on Capitol Hill that would help build the evidence base of family drug treatment programs, and prioritize federal education assistance for foster and homeless youth. Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Bob […]