The Role of Recovery Specialists

The purpose of co-locating substance abuse specialists is to ensure that parents are assessed as quickly as possible, to improve parent engagement and retention in treatment, to streamline entry into treatment and to provide consultation to child welfare and dependency court workers.

The Role of Recovery Specialists

August 23, 2011
Sanford (Sandy) Robinson, Consultant, National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare
Mark Godley, Director, Lighthouse Institute, Chestnut Health Systems
Nancy Hansen, Program Associate, National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare
August 28, 2007
Nancy K. Young, Director, National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare
Chuck Halligan, Program Manager Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
Carol Fowler, Chief of Social Work Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
July 17, 2007
Nancy K. Young, Director, National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare
David Brenna, Senior Policy Analyst Office of the Governor, Mental Health Transformation Project
Glenn Baldwin, Chemical Dependency Planning Specialist Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse
June 12, 2007
Nancy K. Young, Director, National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare
Laine Alexandra, Project Manager The California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare (CEBC)
Norma Finkelstein, Executive Director Institute for Health and Recovery
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