Child Welfare League of America

CWLA Standards of Excellence for Health Care Services for Children in Out-of-Home Care, Revised Edition



CWLA Standards of Excellence for Health Care Services for Children in Out-of-Home Care, Revised Edition This revised 2007 edition of the CWLA Standards of Excellence for Health Care Services for Children in Out-of-Home Care describe best practices for the planning, provision, and evaluation of health care services for children in out-of-home care. They address the needs of children for physical, dental, and mental health services as well as developmental services and describes how out-of-home care providers and child welfare workers, working in collaboration with health care providers, can meet those needs.

These standards describe:
  • The principles that provide the framework for the provision of health care services for children in out-of-home care
  • The process for assessing the health care needs of children
  • The range of health care services that children in out-of-home care may require
  • The programmatic components needed for the effective organization and administration of health care services for children in out of home care
  • The role of community support in ensuring that the health care needs of children and families are met

    Table of Contents
    Introduction Framework for the Provision of Health Care to Children in Out-of-Home Care Assessing Health Care Needs Health Care Services Organization and Administration of Health Care Services Community Participation and Support

    Related Titles:
    CWLA Standards of Excellence (Complete Set)
    CWLA Standards Binder

    Price: $16.95
    CWLA Stock Number: 1057
    Publication Date: 2007
    ISBN-13: 9781587601057