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    Women Services Division
    The Women’s Services Division develops and coordinates the administration’s efforts to provide evidence-based services for Women and their families; provides technical assistance and training to Local Health Departments and treatment providers. This Division also collaborates with federal, state and local agencies/organizations to provide comprehensive services for women.
    • Perinatal Advisory Groups
    • HIV Planning Group
    • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Coalition
    • Sexual Violence Prevention Planning Committee
    • Women’s Services Network National  Committee (WSN) for  National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD)
    • Women’s Treatment Coalition
    • Co-Chair Outcomes Data Committee for WSN
    Oversight of Legislative Initiatives;
    • Senate Bill 512 - In collaboration with Department of Human Resources/ Social Services Administration develops and manages appropriate services that focus on the drug exposed newborn and ensuring that the substance using mother receives assessment and referral to treatment.  The initiative also funds treatment services for the mother, in order to maintain the family unit. 
    • House Bill 7- which is a demonstration project in Baltimore City and Prince George’s County through collaboration with Department of Human Resources /Social Services Administration, ensures that women and or their family members who currently have an open Child Protective Services case (CPS) receive assessment and referral to treatment.  This initiative also funds treatment services in the jurisdictions.
    • House Bill 1160 which is the Substance Abuse Treatment Services (SATS) Initiative was established as a result of the Welfare Innovation Act of 2000. It provides fund transfers from Department of Human Resources/Family Investment  Administration  - (DHR/FIA) to the  (DHMH/BHA) Department of Health and Mental  Hygiene/Behavioral Health Administration (BHA) to fund  61 Addiction Specialist in the local Departments of Social Services offices in every jurisdiction in the state and for  one Coordinator of Programs position at  BHA. This initiative is responsible for determining whether applicants and recipients of Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA) and certain Food Stamp Program applicants and recipients need substance abuse referral and treatment.
    Manages Women’s Contracts for Residential Services:
    • Refers pregnant women and women with dependent children into residential behavioral health programs.
    • Case manages all clients referred to residential services
    • Approves all continued stay in residential services.