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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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But after the child welfare agency's salary increases, Adult Protective Services saw a 24-percent uptick in turnover -- and that number doesn't include at least 27 workers who switched to Child Protective Services after the raises went into effect.
The information comes to APTN through an internal report done for the child welfare agency. Reporter Tina Roache doesn't tell us how she came to be in procession of such a document, so people have surmised that it could have been leaked to make the chiefs look bad.
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.
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These family involvement programs stem from the idea that families are experts on themselves and with their community, can identify resources and supports that may not have been immediately identifiable to the child welfare agency. There are three main types of these programs in use in the United States: these are first, Team Decision-Making as part of the Annie E.
Finally, 'How to Work with Your Court: A Guide for Child Welfare Agency Administrators' is designed to help improve agency/court relationships and contains recommendations for strengthening child welfare agency attorney offices and improving agency-court collaborations.
Since the family lived in Illinois, the police contacted that state's child welfare agency. According to Kane, a child protection investigator talked to the arresting police officer, Kozup and her 5-year-old daughter.
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. (1) Nearly all of the young mothers had a main parenting figure, and half reported that this person (typically their mother or another female relative) had been a teenage parent.
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.
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