Family Wellness Plan/Plan of Safe Care Resources for Providers

Implementing Plans of Safe Care – Videos by Experts in the Field:

This four-part series on implementing Plans of Safe Care and Family Care Plans is from the National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW), with support from the Vermont Oxford Network (VON). These videos examine how healthcare providers play a role in improving outcomes for infants, parents, and families affected by prenatal substance exposure.

Plenary Sessions from the 2022-2023 National Center for Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW) Policy Academy:

Family Wellness Plan Template and Community Brochure

  • Orange County Family Wellness Plan Template (created by the OC Family Support Task Force): English | Spanish
  • Substance Use and Pregnancy Brochure (created by the OC Family Support Task Force): English | Spanish | Vietnamese

For more information:

  • Building Family Wellness Plans in the Medical Setting (download | print ready)
    • What is a Family Wellness Plan (FWP)?
    • Who could benefit from a FWP?
    • Who develops and adds to the FWP?
    • Where can I find a FWP template?
    • Which families require a FWP?
    • When is a report to Social Services required?
    • How do I determine if safety risks exist?
  • 5 Ways to Improve Care Using Family Wellness Plans (FWP) (download | print ready)
    • Implement Universal Screening
    • Take a Family-Centered Approach
    • Disrupt Stigma
    • Plan for Transitions/Discharge Planning
    • Advance Equity and Inclusion
  • Focus on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Referrals for Family Wellness Plan (FWP) Support

Health care providers can refer families to HCA Community & Nursing Services (Pregnant and Parenting Support Programs; 714-834-7747) to assist with the FWP by providing coordination, follow-up and linkages.