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What Is Child Welfare? A Guide for Health-Care Professionals
Provides health-care professionals—including pediatricians, family practice providers, hospital nurses, school nurses, urgent care clinicians, and other health-care professionals—with an overview of the field of child welfare and suggests ways that health-care professionals and child welfare workers can work together to promote better outcomes for children and families involved with child welfare, including children in foster care. Links to resources are also included.
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Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2013). What is child welfare? A guide for health-care professionals. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children's Bureau.
This material may be freely reproduced and distributed. However, when doing so, please credit Child Welfare Information Gateway.