According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 10.5% of children live with a parent who misuses alcohol. Combine that with divorce rates across the U.S., which equates to about ~50,000 child custody cases involving alcohol each year.
It is very likely for family law professionals to come across a custody case that involves alcohol misuse in which education on the topic is essential in helping to make decisions that support safe and healthy family connections, engagement, and stability.

Download the bench card to understand how alcohol monitoring plays a crucial role in helping to achieve the goal of an optimal parenting plan in which the child can maintain a relationship with both parents so long as their safety is not at risk.
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