Family drug and alcohol court national unit: independent evaluation: research report

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Roberts, Ellie; Crowther, Tanya; Brown, Ashley
Department for Education
Date of publication
1 January 2017
Substance Misuse, Children and Young People, Social Work, Social Care and Social Services
Social welfare
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The family drug and alcohol court (FDAC) offers an alternative form of care proceedings for children put at risk of significant harm by parental substance misuse and other difficulties.

This report outlines the national unit’s 3 main areas of work:

  • Increasing the numbers of FDACs.
  • Increasing sustainability.
  • Improving data collection and evidence.

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