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child welfare agency

Child psychiatry An administrative organization providing protection to children, and supportive services to children and their families
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At a time when foster care caseloads were growing unchecked, she worked with the state child welfare agency to reduce the court's dependency caseload from more than 58,000 to 19,000 and to quadruple the number of permanent homes secured for children.
The authors provide detailed instructions for the micro and macro practice of Family Group Conferencing including how to prepare for and conduct conferences as well as how to deal with the larger child welfare agency and policy arenas.
According to GAO's Title IV-B survey data for fiscal year 2002, states spent about 60 percent of subpart 1 funds on the salaries of child welfare agency staff, administration and management expenses, and child protective services, while about 10 percent were used to provide family support and family preservation services.
For teenage mothers who are wards of the state, whether a main parenting figure had been a teenage parent could be a critical predictor of psychosocial outcomes, according to findings based on telephone interviews with 139 mothers aged 14-20 who were in the care of the Illinois child welfare agency.
John Kitzhaber has ordered an internal investigation to determine whether the state's child welfare agency mishandled at least three separate reports last summer that Ashley had accused Ward Weaver of abusing her.
When his aged father (Zhu Xu), just in from Beijing, performs a painless Chinese remedy on their young son, the Child Welfare Agency mistakes the red welts on his back for child beating.
Mike Huckabee (R) has ordered the Child Welfare Agency to give a contract to a fundamentalist-oriented home for troubled youngsters called The Lord's Ranch, despite the organization's reluctance to accept government oversight in the past.
I most recently worked for the faith-based organization, the Presbyterian Child Welfare Agency, also called Buckhorn.
In Arkansas the ACLU has already filed a lawsuit challenging a policy passed in January by the Child Welfare Agency Review Board that bars gays and lesbians and any heterosexuals who live with them from serving as foster parents.
By collaborating with the Jewish Children's Bureau, a child welfare agency, Camp CHI, which is sponsored by the Jewish Community Center of Chicago, was able to arrange for at least one full-time social worker to join the summer staff of the overnight camp.
Wide Horizons For Children (WHFC), a leading child welfare agency, is expanding its humanitarian efforts in Ethiopia to include life-saving medical care for expectant mothers and infants.
Trends since 2006 in foster care and children adopted with child welfare agency involvement are now available.
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