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The Importance of a Trauma-Informed Child Welfare System
Provides child welfare professionals an overview of the importance of a trauma-informed child welfare system, its components, and steps needed to transition to trauma-informed child welfare. This issue brief also includes examples of State and local programs incorporating trauma-informed care.
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Acknowledgment(s): This issue brief was developed by Child Welfare Information Gateway with valuable input from George Ake, Melinda Baldwin, Mellicent Blythe, Pamela Cornwell, James Henry, Jason Lang, Susana Mariscal, Kelly McCauley, John McMahon, Heather Pane Seifert, Jessica Strolin-Goltz, and Marc Winokur.
Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2020). The Importance of a Trauma-Informed Child Welfare System. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children's Bureau.
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