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CWLA Standards of Excellence for Health Care Services for Children in Out-of-Home Care (Digital PDF)
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CWLA Standards of Excellence for Health Care Services for Children in Out-of-Home Care describe best practices for the planning, provision, and evaluation of health care services for children in out-of-home care. They address the needs of children for physical, dental, and mental health services as well as developmental services and describe how out-of-home care providers and child welfare workers, working in collaboration with health care providers, can meet those needs. These standards describe:

 

  • The principles that provide the framework for the provision of health care services for children in out-of-home care
  • The process for assessing the health care needs of children
  • The range of health care services that children in out-of-home care may require
  • The programmatic components needed for the effective organization and administration of health care services for children in out of home care
  • The role of community support in ensuring that the health care needs of children and families are met

 

Table of Contents Introduction • Framework for the Provision of Health Care to Children in Out-of-Home Care • Assessing Health Care Needs • Health Care Services • Organization and Administration of Health Care Services • Community Participation and Support