Engagement in child protective services: Parent perceptions of worker skills

  title={Engagement in child protective services: Parent perceptions of worker skills},
  author={Jill C. Schreiber and T. Fuller and Megan S Paceley},
  journal={Children and Youth Services Review},
  • Jill C. Schreiber, T. Fuller, Megan S Paceley
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology
  • Children and Youth Services Review
  • Recent reforms in child protection systems (CPS) in several countries have placed an increased emphasis on engaging parents in the initial assessment and service planning process. CPS workers, however, face multiple barriers to successful engagement with parents, including parents' preconceived notions of CPS and their subsequent fearful or angry responses to the initial visit. This qualitative study sought input from 40 parents involved in CPS regarding the strategies that workers used to… CONTINUE READING
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