Role Of Resource Parents in Supporting Family Recovery And Reunification In Family Treatment Drug Courts.
Published: November-December 2018
Fostering Families Today
Vol. 18, No. 5 , p. 40-42
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This article discusses how Family Treatment Drug Courts (FTDC) provide a collaborative solution of enhanced treatment and accountability to better meet the needs of families impacted by parental drug use. Strategies foster parents can use to support family recovery and reunification in FTDC are explained and include participating in the FTDC team, learning more about addiction and brain disease, embracing shared parenting, and supporting and facilitating frequent and quality family time.
foster children; family reunification; substance abusing parents; foster parents training; FAMILY DRUG COURTS