Supporting Timely and Successful Reunifications

Date: February 2024

Author(s): Information Gateway

Year Published: 2024

File Size: 1 MB

Safe and timely family reunification is the primary permanency option for most children and youth who have been removed from their parent's care. When working with families to achieve reunification, caseworkers should take a family-centered, trauma-informed, culturally sensitive, and strengths-based approach. This bulletin features strategies and best practices to help caseworkers support families before, during, and after the reunification process. 

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