Safety Intervention in Methamphetamine Using Families: A Practice Guide for Safety Decision Making and Safety Management in Child Protective Services.
National Resource Center for Child Protective Services. United States Children's Bureau.
Published: October 2005
Available from: National Resource Center for Child Protective Services
925 #4 Sixth Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
This introductory article begins by describing methamphetamine, the proliferation of methamphetamine laboratories, and safety concerns for children. It discusses a series of articles that will address issues related to child safety assessment and intervention in methamphetamine using families, including: the impact of parental methamphetamine use on child safety; intake and initial assessment of methamphetamine using families; ongoing safety and reunification; case closure and permanency planning; and linking with other agencies.
substance abuse; substance abusing parents; safety assessment; decision making; methamphetamine