Perceptions among child welfare staff when modifying a child mental health intervention to be implemented in child welfare services

Summary: This article examines the process of modifying evidence-based interventions for children’s mental health to fit child welfare settings and standards. The article looks closely at this process, making note of perspectives coming from child welfare professionals. It provides suggestions for modification and implementation. 


Application: This article can be applied from within the child welfare system for professionals who are seeking evidence-based interventions for the children they work with but need the process to fit a child welfare setting. The article can also benefit those working in a mental health system (not within child welfare specifically) who want to collaborate with child welfare systems to improve outcomes.  


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