➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway
US: States Explore Trauma Screening in the Child Welfare System
Chronicle of Social Change – July 28, 2017
As trauma-informed initiatives have multiplied in recent years, more child welfare agencies are now grappling with how to properly screen for trauma. Along with access to trauma-focused, evidence-based treatments and staff training, screening is a key part of building a trauma-informed system. But that approach has until recently had relatively little traction in the child welfare field.
Information Gateway resource: Identification of Child Abuse and Neglect: State and Local Examples: https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/can/identifying/state-loc-examples/