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Rural Child Welfare Practice
Series: Issue Briefs|
Child Welfare Information Gateway |
|Year Published: 2012|
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This issue brief highlights the importance of understanding the diverse needs, strengths, and resources of children and families from rural areas, the challenges these families and those who work with them may face, and the cultural sensitivity required of child welfare staff as they work to achieve well-being, permanency, and safety for rural children.
Table of ContentsIntroduction
Understanding Rural Communities
Child Welfare Practice in Rural Communities
Preparing and Supervising a Rural Child Welfare Workforce
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Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2012). Rural child welfare practice. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children's Bureau.
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