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Case Planning for Families Involved With Child Welfare Agencies
Presents a review of statutes and administrative codes related to how States address the issue of case planning for children and families that are receiving child welfare services. States generally require a case plan when a child is placed in out-of-home care or when a child and his or her family are receiving any kind of in-home services to prevent placement. Topics covered include requirements for when a case plan is needed, participants in the case-planning process, and the types of information that must be included in a plan. Laws for all States and territories are included.
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Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2018). Case planning for families involved with child welfare agencies. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children's Bureau.
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