For over a decade, the Child Study Center has provided an evidence-based program for parents with substance use disorders who are parenting a young child. The goal of the Family-Based Recovery Program (FBR) is to ensure that children develop optimally in substance-free, safe, and stable homes with their parent/s. The FBR model of treatment integrates attachment-based parent-child therapeutic approaches, motivational interviewing, principles from infant mental health, components of developmental guidance and reflective functioning, with trauma informed psychotherapy and case management services.
This Compassionate Care Rounds provides a case example of the FBR multidisciplinary approach to care, which emphasizes empathic engagement with parents who struggle with substance use disorders, co-morbid mental health conditions, and a trauma history. Learning objectives for this session are to:
- Understand the unique treatment components provided through a novel home-based child mental health program for children who have a parent with substance use disorder.
- Understand the challenges of providing coordinated care for parents who struggle with comorbid substance use and psychiatric conditions.
- Learn about the importance of providers adopting an empathic recovery-resilience-trauma-informed lens in caring for parent-child dyads in which parents have struggled with substance use.
This will be a hybrid session, held live and in person from the Cohen Auditorium and simulcast via Zoom. This session will not be recorded.
DCF New Haven RegionLisa Turner, LCSW, CSWASubstance Use Specialist