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The pivotal role of child welfare supervisors in implementing an agency's practice model

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  • Frey, Lauren
  • LeBeau, Mary
  • Kindler, Diane
  • Behan, Christopher
  • Morales, Isabel M.
  • Freundlich, Madelyn
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    This article describes the essential role of supervision in the implementation of child welfare practice models with a focus on one agency's permanency practice model. The authors outline the essential components of child welfare supervision and related supervisory activities that promote a practice model designed to ensure that children and youth in foster care achieve safety, permanency and well-being.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Children and Youth Services Review.

    Volume (Year): 34 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 7 ()
    Pages: 1273-1282

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:cysrev:v:34:y:2012:i:7:p:1273-1282
    DOI: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2012.02.019
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    1. Strand, Virginia C. & Badger, Lee, 2005. "Professionalizing child welfare: An evaluation of a clinical consultation model for supervisors," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 27(8), pages 865-880, August.
    2. Yankeelov, Pamela A. & Barbee, Anita P. & Sullivan, Dana & Antle, Becky F., 2009. "Individual and organizational factors in job retention in Kentucky's child welfare agency," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 31(5), pages 547-554, May.
    3. Munro, Eileen, 2005. "Improving practice: Child protection as a systems problem," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 27(4), pages 375-391, April.
    4. McBeath, Bowen & Briggs, Harold E. & Aisenberg, Eugene, 2009. "The role of child welfare managers in promoting agency performance through experimentation," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 31(1), pages 112-118, January.
    5. Rzepnicki, Tina L. & Johnson, Penny R., 2005. "Examining decision errors in child protection: A new application of root cause analysis," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 27(4), pages 393-407, April.
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