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What Is Child Welfare? A Guide for Health-Care Professionals
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|Year Published: 2013|
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This brief factsheet was written for health-care professionals—including pediatricians, family practice providers, hospital nurses, school nurses, urgent care clinicians, and other health-care professionals—to provide an overview of the field of child welfare and to suggest 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.
Table of ContentsWhat Is Child Welfare?
How Can Health-Care Professionals Assist Child Welfare Professionals?
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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.
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