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Kinship Care and
Substance Use Disorders

One aspect in dealing with children of a parent who is misusing substances is to have an understanding about the issues they (and now you) may face in this journey.  In a 2014 report the State of Vermont reported 80% of their Kinship care cases involved opioids in the home.  The family Solution Finder Certification Program can help to start your road towards a better understanding of the key issues. These are key issues which are likely to present, and these are issues you can learn about today in preparation for what may come tomorrow. 

Build a Community Program

You may already have this process in place, and if so good for you. However, providing learning and sharing knowledge with the Kinship caregivers can now be provided through this educational resource. 

1. Download the workbook or purchase a printed copy on

2. View the videos on this link ,  to support their learning process.

3. This program can be delivered  through or in person or in the privacy of their home. 

Hide and Seek

Kinship and Substance Use Disorders Education

Foster and kinship care are forms of family-based care for children and young people who can't live at home because they have experienced sexual, physical or emotional abuse or neglect, are at risk of experiencing one of these forms of harm, or cannot live at home for other reasons

Family Learning Belongs Here, It is a Part of the Process.

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