Key Takeaway:
This article draws on factors that shape efforts to involve and engage child welfare involved parents and proposes a typology of six cost-effective strategies that can be readily employed by caseworkers to enhance and retain parent engagement.

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This article draws on factors that shape efforts to involve and engage child welfare involved parents and proposes a typology of six cost-effective strategies that can be readily employed by caseworkers to enhance and retain parent engagement. This publication is available by completing the CWLA order form.

Citation

Kemp, S. P., Marcenko, M. O., Hoagwood, K., & Vesneski, W. (2009). Engaging parents in child welfare services: Bridging family needs and child welfare mandates. Child Welfare Journal 88(1), 101-126.