This work was supported by the Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children, Youth and Families, Children’s Bureau (Grant #90CO1104)
Child welfare -- United States, Abused children -- Services for -- United States, Foster children -- Services for -- United States, Family services, Mental health services -- Evaluation
The purposes of this presentation are to:
- Identify key characteristics of young children (0-5 years old) involved in child welfare
- Learn about the prevalence of behavioral health service needs and use among children 0-5 years old involved in child welfare
- Learn about the availability of behavioral health services targeted toward children aged 0-5 years old
- Have the opportunity to engage in a discussion on this study’s findings and trends they have seen in the populations they serve
Hoffman, J., Bunger, A., Robertson, H., & Cash, S. (2015, March). Behavioral health service needs and availability for young children involved in the child welfare system. Paper presented at the 28th Annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health. Tampa, FL.