The All Children - All Families Webinar Series kicks off tomorrow, August 1st at 3:00 PM ET with our introductory 90-minute offering on LGBTQ competency for child welfare professionals. This webinar, along with our two other core offerings on serving LGBTQ parents and LGBTQ youth, will be presented live monthly from August to March and available on demand. All three core webinars provide 1.5 CE credits from NASW at a cost of $40/webinar. Click here to register and learn more about purchasing CEs. Note: Employees at ACAF participating agencies are eligible for a 50% discount on CEs. If your agency participates in ACAF, ask your team’s ACAF leads for the discount code to submit at time of purchase. Not sure if your agency is eligible? This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or request to participate today.

Looking for in-person staff training? ACAF’s 3-part training series is also eligible for NASW CE credit -- up to 18 hours! Learn more at hrc.im/acaf-training. Sponsored by the Human Rights Campaign.

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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment and the Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Children’s Bureau, Office on Child Abuse and Neglect, in partnership with the National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare hosted a 2-part webinar series to learn strategies grounded in collaborative practice and policy in supporting families affected by opioid use disorders. The first webinar in the series provided an overview of the newly released publication A Collaborative Approach to the Treatment of Pregnant Women With Opioid Use Disorders: Practice and Policy Considerations for Child Welfare, Collaborating Medical & Service Providers. The publication provides:
• An overview of the extent of opioid use by pregnant women and the effects on the infant
• Evidence-based recommendations for treatment approaches
• An in-depth case study
• A guide for collaborative planning
• Tools to conduct a needs and gap analysis and to develop a collaborative action plan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pj_AJuOR3Sw ; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDQSYLc_au4