This section addresses key elements of family-centered practice and provides overarching strategies for family-centered casework practice across child welfare service systems that focus on strengths, engage families and involve them in decision-making, advocate for improving families' conditions, and engage communities to support families.
Every child should grow up under the care of a loving family, but that is not always possible. Failure of family support and care leaves children vulnerable to abuse, neglect, and juvenile delinquency. Poverty is the fundamental issue which creates the need for well-funded and properly structured child welfare policies and programs. Through.