Class 2_special needs powerpointpdf

Class 2_special needs powerpointpdf - 7/27/2009 Class 2:...

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7/27/2009 1 Class 2: *Major SW Service Systems *Child Protection and Welfare July 28, 2009 Brief overview of service systems for children, youth and families y Child protection/welfare y Healthcare y Developmental disabilities y Mental health/substance abuse y Criminal justice/legal 2 The Child Welfare System: Priorities for protecting children y Safety—free from risk of danger or abuse y Permanence— every child deserves a stable family environment y Well being—every child deserves opportunities to maintain or improve health, education, psychological health, age appropriate social relations, etc. “The child protection system should be comprehensive, child centered, family focused, and community based, should incorporate all appropriate measures to prevent the occurrence or recurrence of child abuse and neglect, and should promote physical and psychological recoveryand social re integration in an environment that fosters the health, safety, self respect, and dignity of the child.” Source: U.S. Federal Law: the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, 1996 3
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