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How the Child Welfare System Works

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Child Welfare Information Gateway
Fact Sheet
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How Does the Child Welfare System Work.

Provides an overview of the purposes and functions of child welfare systems. It explains what happens when abuse or neglect are reported, how those reports are processed, and what happens to the adults and children who are involved in the child welfare system. A flowchart illustrates how cases may move through the child welfare system.

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