Substance Use, the Opioid Epidemic, and Child Welfare Caseloads: Methodological Details from a Mixed Methods Study
This brief, circulated by ASPE, details the methodology used in the report Substance Use, the Opioid Epidemic, and Child Welfare Caseloads: A Mixed Methods Study. Methods utilized included statistical modeling, geospatial analysis, and qualitative interviewing and analysis. Research centered on six questions, including exploring the relationship between substance use prevalence and child welfare caseloads, how parental substance misuse affects caseloads and outcomes, and whether opioid misuse impacts welfare differently than other types of substance use.
You may also like..
- Supportive Services
- Child Welfare
- Health/Behavioral Health Referrals and Supports
- TANF Program Administration
- Case Management
- Data Systems