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What Is Child Welfare? A Guide for Behavioral Health/Mental Health Professionals
Provides an overview of child welfare, describes how behavioral health/mental health professionals and child welfare workers can support one another?s efforts, and lists resources for more information. Working together, behavioral health/mental health and child welfare professionals 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. (2014). What is child welfare? A guide for behavioral health/mental health professionals. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children's Bureau.
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