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Treatment of mental health disorders among children in child welfare careAuthor(s): Dr. Shannon Stewart; Dr. Alan Leschied; Wendy den Dunnen; Dr. Sharla Zalmanowitz, Dr. Sharla Zalmanowitz, Philip Baiden (2013)
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Many children and youth in the child welfare system are receiving inadequate mental health treatment. Evidence suggests that comprehensive intervention efforts involving the child or youth, family, school, and community are required for improving behavioural functioning and placement stability.

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