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The role of teamwork in public child welfare caseworkers' intentions to leave
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
The high turnover rates among caseworkers have emerged in the past decade as one of the most serious issues within the public child welfare agencies. High turnover rates lead to reductions in case work quality with resulting higher risks to children...
Legalized orphans : parental relinquishment to child welfare
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
predecessor to voluntary placement. Both federal and state research indicates that voluntary relinquishment is occurring for families who are economically unable to provide mental health services to a child. However, some children are voluntarily relinquished...
Analysis of alternative care placement changes as provided by case managers
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
This exploratory study systematically identified and analyzed a comprehensive list of 53 primary reasons children experienced alternative care placement changes in Missouri's child welfare system. Case managers employed by Missouri.s public child...