Research partnership supports NYS families fighting opioids
By James Dean

Analyzing the effectiveness of their community’s Family Treatment Court, a joint team of Cornell researchers and local service providers discovered a “remarkable” outcome.

In Tompkins County, New York, children and caregivers were reunited at higher rates than usual for families in the courts and child welfare system due to substance misuse. An evidence-based parenting education program offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) appeared to have played an important role, with participants significantly more likely to complete court obligations and achieve family reunification.

Read the full article in the Cornell Chronicle