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What Is Child Welfare? A Guide for Behavioral Health/Mental Health Professionals
Provides a brief overview of child welfare, describes how behavioral and mental health professionals and child welfare workers can support each other, and offers additional information resources. Working together, behavioral and mental health practitioners and child welfare workers can make sure that children, youth, and families receive appropriate services that promote healthy functioning and well-being.
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Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2019). What is child welfare? A guide for behavioral and mental health professionals. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children’s Bureau
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