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Practice Parameter for the Assessment and Management of Youth Involved with the Child Welfare System

This Practice Parameter presents principles for the mental health assessment and management of youth involved with the child welfare system. Important definitions, background, history, epidemiology, mental health care use, and functional outcomes are described. Practical  guidance  regarding  child  welfare-related considerations  for  evaluation  and  management  are discussed.

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Terry Lee, MD , George Fouras, MD , Rachel Brown, MBBS, MPhil and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) Committee on Quality Issues (CQI)
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