Can a family drug and alcohol court in care proceedings help prevent substance misuse relapse and reunification breakdown? Lessons from a follow-up study


Background In 2008 the first Family Drug and Alcohol Court (FDAC) in care proceedings in England was opened. Adapted from an American model of problem-solving courts, FDAC differs radically from ordinary care proceedings... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Judith Harwin (Lancaster University)
  2. Bachar Alrouh (Lancaster University)
  3. Lily Golding (Brunel University London)
  4. Tricia Mcquarrie (Brunel University London)
  5. Stephen Swift (Brunel University London)
  6. Mary Ryan (RyanTunnardBrown)
  7. Jo Tunnard (Brunel University London)
  8. Karen Broadhurst (Lancaster University)

Topic Areas

Prevention and family intervention programs , Program evaluation and quality in child welfare


SYM09 » International perspectives, practices and programmes on safeguarding very young children from abuse (16:30 - Wednesday, 14th September, Sala Principal)