➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
US: A Proactive Approach to Child Welfare and Safety (Opinion)
The Chronicle of Social Change – October 20, 2016
Too often, state and local child welfare agencies find themselves in crisis mode, spurred on perhaps by a tragedy in the headlines, budget shortfalls, or overwhelming caseloads. This reactive approach has been a staple across the U.S. for so long that there is a startling lack of evidence-driven best practices or research to support practice and policy.