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Part II: Topic Specific Resources: Child Welfare

  • Child Welfare Information Gateway
    (http://www.childwelfare.gov/) Exit Disclaimer
    Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families
    Formerly the National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information and the National Adoption Information Clearinghouse, Child Welfare Information Gateway provides access to information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families.
  • Child Welfare Trauma Training Toolkit
    (http://www.nctsnet.org/nccts/nav.do?pid=ctr_cwtool) Exit Disclaimer
    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
    This toolkit is designed to teach basic knowledge, skills, and values about working with children who are in the child welfare system and who have experienced traumatic stress. It also teaches how to use this knowledge to support children's safety, permanency, and well-being through case analysis and corresponding interventions tailored for them and their biological and resource families.
  • Helping Child Welfare Workers Support Families with Substance Use, Mental, and Co-Occurring Disorders
    (http://www.ncsacw.samhsa.gov/training/toolkit/)
    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
    This Training Package was developed to educate child welfare professionals about substance abuse and mental health disorders among families involved in the child welfare system. It is intended to provide learning opportunities and baseline knowledge on substance abuse and mental health problems and interventions, motivate and facilitate cross-systems work, and incorporate cultural awareness and facilitate cultural competency in child welfare practice.
  • Latino Child Welfare Issues
    (http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/socwork/nrcfcpp/info_services/latino-child-welfare.html) Exit Disclaimer
    The National Resource Center for Permanency and Family Connections, Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families

If you or someone you know is in crisis and needs to talk, please call 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255).

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