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START: A Child Welfare Model for Drug-Affected Families- The Challenge of Drug Abuse in Child Welfare, Part Three

Apple, Kim; Chapman-Wagner, Tammy; Cummins, Joe; Freil, Michael; Gibbs, Deborah; Goodhand, Judith; et al.

Annie E. Casey Foundation

2001

This document highlights the work of the Sobriety Treatment and Recovery Teams (START) in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. START is a program that incorporates addiction-services treatment, good child welfare practice, and family preservation into case management. Also included is an evaluation of program implementation, operations, and child-welfare and substance abuse treatment outcomes. Part of the Family to Family Tools for Rebuilding Foster Care.