What Is Child Welfare? A Guide for Health-Care Professionals

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What Is Child Welfare? A Guide for Health-Care Professionals

Author(s): Information Gateway

Year Published: 2018

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This brief factsheet was written for health-care professionals—including pediatricians, family practice providers, hospital nurses, school nurses, and urgent care clinicians—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. 

Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2018). 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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