Mental Health and Cross-System Collaboration

Summary: This collection of resources includes support and guidance for encouraging collaboration across multiple child welfare systems. The goal is to ensure the highest level of care that is most appropriate for the child in question.    


Application: Child welfare professionals can use the included resources to better understand the individual needs of children with specific mental health conditions, as well as understanding factors that contribute to a child’s development such as individual socio-economic, cultural, and religious backgrounds.


Source: Child Welfare Information Gateway


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