What Is Child Welfare? A Guide for Mental and Behavioral Health Professionals
Source: Child Welfare Gateway
Resource Type: Document or Publication
Transformation Team Subjects: Partnership for System Transformation
Key Topics: ACEs & Trauma, Child Welfare, Family, System of Care, Systems Collaboration, Violence Prevention
Key Populations: Youth with Foster Care Involvement
This brief guide provides an overview of child welfare, describes how behavioral and mental health professionals and child welfare workers can support each other, and offers additional information resources. Working together, behavioral and mental health practitioners and child welfare workers can make sure that children, youth, and families receive appropriate services that promote healthy functioning and well-being.