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Document Title: The Child Welfare Worker Safety Guide
Corporate Author: Capacity Building Center for States.
Publication Year: 2017
PDF Size: 982

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Abstract: Provides an overview of the issues related to the physical and emotional safety of child welfare workers. This guide defines child welfare worker safety, discusses current research in the field, and provides examples of child welfare worker safety incidents. The guide also focuses on policies that address child welfare worker safety issues within jurisdictions and the impact of these policies on decreasing incidents of violence on child welfare workers, as well as strategies for building organizational capacity for improving child welfare worker safety.

Keywords:
CHILD WELFARE WORKERS; PROFESSIONAL PERSONNEL; CASEWORKERS; WORK ENVIRONMENT; WORKER SAFETY