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READINGS & RESEARCH

Child Welfare Caseworkers as Brokers of Mental Health Services: A Pilot Evaluation of Project Focus Colorado


Source:

Journal of Child Maltreatment

Audience:

Child Welfare


About:

This article introduces the role of child welfare caseworkers as “service brokers” for children and families in the child welfare system. Findings from a training and consultation program designed to improve access to evidence based practices for youth in child welfare are discussed.

Reducing Re-referral in Unsubstantiated Child Protective Services Cases: Research To Practice


Source:

Child Information Gateway

Audience:

Child Welfare


About:

This paper identifies strategies to reduce re-referrals in unsubstantiated child protective services (CPS) cases.

Development and Implementation of a Child Welfare Workforce Strategy to Build a Trauma-Informed System of Support for Foster Care


Source:

Child Maltreatment

Audience:

Child Welfare


About:

This article discusses two studies aimed at improving trauma-informed case planning and effective service linkages for child welfare professionals through screening and case planning.

Questions to Ask Mental Health Providers


Source:

Chadwick Center for Children and Families

Audience:

Child Welfare


About:

This tip sheet includes questions child welfare workers can ask mental health professionals when referring children for assessment and treatment to help ensure children receive appropriate, evidence-based services