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Mental Health Practice Guidelines for Child Welfare: Context for Reform: A Special Issue of Child Welfare Journal (Vol. 88, No. 1)



Mental Health Practice Guidelines for Child Welfare: Context for Reform: A Special Issue of Child Welfare Journal (Vol. 88, No. 1) Edited by Peter S. Jensen, Lisa Hunter Romanelli, Peter J. Pecora, and Abel Ortiz

Table of Contents

  • Mental Health Services for Children Placed in Foster Care: An Overview of Current Challenges
  • Identification of Mental Health Service Need Among Youth in Child Welfare
  • Psychosocial Interventions for Children and Adolescents in Foster Care: Review of Research Literature
  • The Use of Psychotropic Medication for Children in Foster Care
  • Engaging Parents in Child Welfare Services: Bridging Family Needs and Child Welfare Mandates
  • Dissemination of a Multilevel Evidence-Based System of Parenting Interventions with Broad Application to Child Welfare Populations
  • Enhancing the Empowerment of Youth in Foster Care: Supportive Services
  • Best Practices for Mental Health in Child Welfare: Screening, Assessment, and Treatment Guidelines
  • Best Practices for Mental Health in Child Welfare: Parent Support and Youth Empowerment Guidelines
  • Appendix

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    CWLA Stock Number: J881
    Publication Date: 2009