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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True crime readers interested in confessions, court proceedings, police procedures, and a political and public relations furor within a child welfare agency will find The Unforgiven goes far beyond the usual 'whodunnit' true crime approach, offering pointed considerations of justice and forgiveness.
I continue to believe that contact with a child welfare agency should be viewed in much the same way as contact with our prison system.
Oklahoma United Methodist Circle of Care is a 101 year-old faith-based child welfare agency.
In addition, Adult Protective Services doesn't keep track of deaths like the child welfare agency does.
The most precarious moment for any child welfare agency is the one in which a caseworker must decide if it is safe enough to leave a child at home with the parents after receiving a report of abuse or neglect.
But the shocking statistic revealed to us by the Children's Rights Alliance that only around one in 200 childminders are registered with the child welfare agency Tusla, is truly damning.
JCCA honored Eastern Consolidated co-founders Daun Paris and Peter Hauspurg at a gala held at the iconic Rainbow Room that raised $1.5 million for the child welfare agency. Presenting JCCA's Tikkun Olam Award to Paris and Hauspurg were the couple's children, Philip and Alexandra Hauspurg (pictured above with their parents).
Dawn Thompson is a writer, a speaker, an ordained minister, and currently works at a child welfare agency helping children throughout the world.
According to reports, Pitt had been drinking at the time of the incident and several media outlets, using anonymous sources, have reported that the Ocean's Eleven star is under investigation by a child welfare agency after allegedly clashing with one of his children, reportedly his adopted 15-year-old son, Maddox.
She just stared like nothing happened." The daughter has again been taken into custody by a child welfare agency.
Silver, a former social worker and program manager, has talked with and here shares stories of young mothers in a Supervised Independent Living (SIL) program funded by Child and Youth Services, the local child welfare agency. Chapter 1, "Playing Case Manager: Work Life in a Culture of Fear," describes inequalities between SIL apartment sites, the SIL administrative office and the agency's business office to show why, structurally, case managers were unable to care properly for their clients.

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