social work aimed at improving the lives of disadvantaged children.
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How to use child welfare in a sentence
They believe if they take the kids home, or to the city’s unlocked child welfare facility, they will simply run back to those exploiting them.Sex-trafficked kids are crime victims. In Las Vegas, they still go to jail. | Jessica Contrera | August 26, 2021 | Washington Post
Supporters of those measures have argued moving foster youth into homes can reduce a child’s time in the child welfare system and create permanency for them – and that federal funding should be pumped into those efforts.San Pasqual Academy Is Still Fighting for Its Life | Kayla Jimenez | May 10, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
It inspects child welfare facilities, including residential treatment and detention centers, for compliance with licensing rules and laws.Judges Are Locking Up Children for Noncriminal Offenses Like Repeatedly Disobeying Their Parents and Skipping School | by Jodi S. Cohen and Duaa Eldeib | December 22, 2020 | ProPublica
Back then, and to this day, child welfare investigations proceeded more rapidly than criminal investigations, Malchick said, because police and prosecutors had to prove in court, beyond a reasonable doubt, that a crime had occurred.Her Stepfather Admitted to Sexually Abusing Her. That Wasn’t Enough to Keep Her Safe. | by Nadia Sussman | September 18, 2020 | ProPublica
Telling parents they will be investigated by child welfare officials when they won’t is not a great look.The Learning Curve: San Diego Unified Is Terrified of Kids Opting Out | Will Huntsberry | September 10, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
Many parents have been defeated in their efforts to get help from child welfare departments.
If the issue that brought a child into foster care is homelessness, child welfare systems must find parents housing.
Missouri and county child welfare officials declined to discuss the case.
The Plunket group is a charity that promotes child welfare in New Zealand.Prince George Gurgles His Way Through First Public Engagement | Tom Sykes | April 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Platt served two years in prison while her daughters were placed with a child welfare agency.Timothy Vafeades, the Vampire Trucker, Shames the Undead | Michael Daly | December 12, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Survey has others on child welfare in all its aspects, settlement work, etc.The Complete Club Book for Women | Caroline French Benton
As they resumed their journey to Salt Lake City, no one in the plane discussed economic conditions or child welfare.Gypsy Flight | Roy J. Snell
The newly established Ministry of Health has wide schemes for maternity and child welfare.Women's Wild Oats | C. Gasquoine Hartley
The object of the child welfare Exhibit is to promote the best interests of children.Business English | Rose Buhlig
Yet large numbers of parents make the thought of child welfare subordinate to their own desires.Society | Henry Kalloch Rowe