Best Practices for Behavioral Health in Child Welfare

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Children and youth in the child welfare system find themselves involved in the child welfare system most often because of a negative and unsafe home environment. As a result, they often have significant risk factors that also contribute to behavioral health conditions. Professionals working with children and youth in the child welfare system should be aware of the risk and protective factors common among children and youth they work with, the screening and assessment process for identifying risk and protective factors, and strategies they can use to help children and youth overcome challenges and access needed treatment for identified behavioral health issues. This course is applicable to practitioners working in children, youth, and family agencies or with youth involved in child welfare with behavioral health disorders. This includes social workers, therapists, counselors, nurses and physicians. DSM™ and DSM-5™ are registered trademarks of the American Psychiatric Association. The American Psychiatric Association is not affiliated with nor endorses this course.

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Children and youth in the child welfare system find themselves involved in the child welfare system most often because of a negative and unsafe home environment. As a result, they often have significant risk factors that also contribute to behavioral health conditions. Professionals working with children and youth in the child welfare system should be aware of the risk and protective factors common among children and youth they work with, the screening and assessment process for identifying risk and protective factors, and strategies they can use to help children and youth overcome challenges and access needed treatment for identified behavioral health issues. This course is applicable to practitioners working in children, youth, and family agencies or with youth involved in child welfare with behavioral health disorders. This includes social workers, therapists, counselors, nurses and physicians. DSM™ and DSM-5™ are registered trademarks of the American Psychiatric Association. The American Psychiatric Association is not affiliated with nor endorses this course.

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