• Medicine
  • Published in Child welfare 1994

The health care needs of children in foster care: a research agenda.

@article{Simms1994TheHC,
  title={The health care needs of children in foster care: a research agenda.},
  author={Mark D. Simms and Neal Halfon},
  journal={Child welfare},
  year={1994},
  volume={73 5},
  pages={
          505-24
        }
}
The health and mental health problems of the children in out-of-home care present many challenges to child welfare agencies and demand closer collaborative relationships among a variety of professional groups. Despite generally well-accepted guidelines for action and strong evidence suggesting that appropriate care may result in significant benefit to the children, many questions remain as to the most effective and efficient methods of providing these services at the individual, system, and… CONTINUE READING

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