The Child Welfare Worker Safety Guide

Get an overview of the issues related to the physical and emotional safety of child welfare workers.

Publication year: 2017
Author:
Capacity Building Center for States

Description

Provides an overview of the issues related to the physical and emotional safety of child welfare workers. This guide defines child welfare worker safety, discusses current research in the field, and provides examples of child welfare worker safety incidents. The guide also focuses on policies that address child welfare worker safety issues within jurisdictions and the impact of these policies on decreasing incidents of violence on child welfare workers, as well as strategies for building organizational capacity for improving child welfare worker safety.

Suggested Citation

Capacity Building Center for States. (2017). The child welfare worker safety guide. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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