Child Maltreatment 2022: Summary
Explore an infographic with key data from Child Maltreatment 2022, the 33rd edition of the annual reports on child abuse and neglect produced by the Children's Bureau within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Leaving Your Child Home Alone
Review guidance for parents and other caregivers about the decision to leave a child or youth home alone.
Differential Response: A Primer for Child Welfare Professionals
Find information on the practice of differential response in responding to child welfare cases, review various approaches to support children and families, and explore recent State implementation efforts that highlight this practice in the field.
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Casework practice is the foundation for child welfare professionals' engagement and decision-making with families and their support of safe, stable, and permanent homes.
Serving Diverse Families
Serving diverse families involves connecting families with the services that fit their unique needs, taking race, culture, locality, sexual orientation, or disability into consideration.
Recruitment and Retention
Recruiting and retaining qualified child welfare professionals is a crucial part of creating sustainable, effective services for children and families.