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Effectively Addressing Mental Health Issues in Child Welfare Practice: A Special Issue of CWLA's Child Welfare Journal



Effectively Addressing Mental Health Issues in Child Welfare Practice: A Special Issue of CWLA's Child Welfare Journal E-Learning CoursesThis special issue of Child Welfare (Sept/Oct 2007) highlights successful model programs of mental health service delivery that represent best practices in prevention, early childhood mental health, family preservation, family foster care, and residential care. The issue provides present policy, program, and practice innovations as well as contemporary research pertaining to effectively addressing the mental health issues for children and families involved with the child welfare system.

Table of Contents

  • Creating More Trauma-Informed Services for Children Using Assessment-Focused Tools
  • Mental Health Assessment of Infants in Foster Care
  • The Influence of Family Environment on Mental Health Need and Service Use Among Vulnerable Children
  • Effectively Addressing Mental Health Issues in Child Welfare Practice: The Family Connection
  • Effectively Addressing Mental Health Issues in Permanency-Focused Child Welfare Practice
  • Fostering Healthy Futures: An Innovative Preventive Intervention for Preadolescent Youth in Out-of-Home Care
  • Reducing Transfers of Children in Family Foster Care Through Onsite Mental Health Interventions
  • Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports: Using Strength-Based Approaches to Enhance the Culture of Care in Residential and Day Treatment Education Environments
  • Psychotropic Medication Management for Youth in State Care: Consent, Oversight, and Policy Considerations

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    CWLA Stock Number: CJ865
    Publication Date: 2007