For maltreatment and child welfare involvement parental substance abuse is recognized as a risk factor for child maltreatment and child welfare involvement institute of medicine and national research council 2013 research shows that children with parents who abuse alcohol or drugs are more likely to experience abuse or neglect than children in other households dube et al 2001 hanson et . The bulletin also discusses the impact of parental substance use on children child welfare laws related to parental substance use service delivery challenges systems change and collaboration and innovative prevention and treatment approaches. This factsheet discusses laws that address the issue of substance abuse by parents two areas of concern are the harm caused to the health and development of affected infants by prenatal drug exposure and the harm caused to children of any age by exposure to illegal drug activity in their homes or environment. Abstract this paper reports on placement and welfare outcomes for children allocated a social worker where there was a concern about parental misuse of drugs or alcohol. Child welfare workers report that most children in child welfare and the overwhelming majority of children placed in out of home care have a parent with an alcohol or other substance use disorder parental alcohol or other drug use as a contributing factor for reason for removal increased from 18 to over 35 in the last 16 years
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