Child Welfare League of America

Toolbox #1: Using Visitation to Support Permanency

Lois Wright

Toolbox #1: Using Visitation to Support Permanency This publication presents the best professional child welfare practice in planning and implementing visitation between children in out-of-home care and their parents, within the context of federal law emphasizing permanency planning. This toolbox contains helpful aids and tools that practitioners can use quickly and easily to guide their thinking and the information necessary to use the tools fully and meaningfully.

The publication includes sections on:
  • Visitation and case planning
  • Federal and state laws and child welfare standards
  • Special issues in visitation
  • Strategies for improving visitation
  • Promising programs and practices
  • The impact of separation on children and youth
  • The visitation experience from each party's perspective
With this vision of best practice, child welfare professionals can continue to improve practice standards and thus, children's chances for safety, permanency, and well-being.

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Price: $18.95
CWLA Stock Number: 8081
Publication Date: 2000
ISBN-13: 9780878688081