child welfare agency

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Noun1.child welfare agency - an administrative unit responsible for social work concerned with the welfare and vocational training of children
administrative body, administrative unit - a unit with administrative responsibilities
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The daughter has again been taken into custody by a child welfare agency.
BOSTON -- Employees of the state's child welfare agency suffer from low morale, heavy caseloads and poor working conditions, according to a report based on a confidential survey of more than 1,500 agency workers.
The chiefs have been, unabashedly, taking the biscuits out of the mouths of their most vulnerable people, charging $500 each as board members to lead their own cash-strapped child welfare agency.
23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than 400,000 children in foster care across the United States, Bethany Christian Services, a leading global adoption, family preservation, and child welfare agency, has been lending a hand to families in crisis in the hopes of keeping kids out of the foster care system through its Safe Families for Children[sup.
An Arizona lawmaker wants to use money from an early childhood development program to fund the child welfare agency as per fire after revelations it ignored more than 6,000 child abuse and neglect reports over several years.
Texas' child welfare agency has launched a new program aimed at improving foster care in the state.
Spaulding for Children is a non-profit child welfare agency that assures that all children grow up in safe, permanent families and have the help they need to be successful in life.
In 2005, the Children's Bureau (CB) published a funding opportunity announcement: 'Training of Child Welfare Agency Supervisors in the Effective Delivery and Management of Federal Independent Living Services for Youth in Foster Care'.
A child welfare agency in Norway has told the parents of two children caught up in a custody row that they will not release the infants because of 'conflicts within the family'.
A statement by the child welfare agency said the children took part in a nationally broadcast radio discussion with government representatives and experts from Save the Children on the subject of child and maternal deaths in Africa.
Blatt is medical director of the House of Good Shepherd, a child welfare agency, and adjunct professor at Utica College.
Elvira Forero, head of Colombia's child welfare agency, called the case "an intolerable crime.

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