child welfare service

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Noun1.child welfare service - 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 bill passed by the Republican-controlled Texas House says the ability to discriminate on religious grounds is the "protection of rights of conscience for child welfare service providers.
Two hours later, before Danielle could get home, a representative from the local Child Welfare Service showed up with a temporary plan of action for Sasha to sign.
The article starts with a discussion of federal policy barriers to ECE and child welfare service integration.
The child welfare service system is a critical context that may serve, in manifold invidious ways, to promote intergenerational transmission of substance-related problems.
India had upped the diplomatic ante even issuing a threat to recall its envoy to pressure the Norwegian authorities into returning the children kept in foster care after they were taken away by the Stavanger town Child Welfare Service last year.
New Delhi, April 24 -- A Norwegian court on Monday handed over two NRI children to their paternal uncle, ending months of custody row that saw India stepping up diplomatic pressure on Norway to send back the kids, taken away by the Child Welfare Service last year and kept in foster care.
Private nonprofit agencies are taking on many of the responsibilities of child welfare service that were once handled by public agencies.
As the first major Australian study in this area, Significant Harm is noteworthy and of critical importance to students of, and workers in, all areas of child welfare service delivery.
New Delhi, April 19 -- The chances of two NRI children returning to India has brightened with the Norwegian Child Welfare Service, which has kept them in foster care, submitting in a court in Oslo that there is no need to uphold the care order and it was in the best interest of the kids to return to their home country.
The Child Welfare Service has a responsibility to intervene if measures at the home are not sufficient to meet a child's needs.
The passage of the amendments to the Social Security Act (1994) gave the United State federal government a mandate to examine the nation's child welfare service delivery system focusing on safety, permanency, and child well being outcomes.
The 1958 Standards defined adoption as a child welfare service that helped children "who would not otherwise have a home of their own, and who can benefit by family life, to become members of a family which can give them the love, care, protection, and opportunities essential for their healthy personality growth and development.

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