Values of child welfare practices

The relationship between parental rights and children’s rights is a fundamentally important issue to the field of child welfare.

Making a referral to the Department of Social Services

The child welfare agency responds to a variety of concerns about children and their families. The response by the agency begins when a referral, or request for information or services is made, usually by telephone. The child welfare agency takes the information and decides whether to refer the caller elsewhere (e.g. to a food bank […]

Every month should be Child Abuse Prevention month

In 2011, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and its partners will reach more families with proven strategies to help reduce and prevent child abuse statewide.