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Strengthening families through primary prevention of child maltreatment and unnecessary parent-child separation

Published: November 16, 2018
Policy/Program Issuances
Child Maltreatment, Information Memoranda (IM)

This Information Memorandum (IM) strongly encourages all child welfare agencies and Children’s Bureau (CB) grantees to work together with the courts and other appropriate public and private agencies and partners to plan, implement and maintain integrated primary prevention networks and approaches to strengthen families and prevent maltreatment and the unnecessary removal of children from their families.