If you are a mental health professional, you have heard it from your professors, supervisors and colleagues a million times, "Meet the client where they're at." It isn't the most grammatically correct phrase, but it is one of the most prevalent and for good reason.
Anyone witnessing a child in a life-threatening situation should call 911 immediately.
You can help.
Everyone plays a role in preventing child abuse and neglect. Caseworkers and social workers are helping strengthen families and protect children, but they need your help.
To end child abuse and neglect all Coloradans need to educate themselves and be willing to get involved to help a parent or a child.
Even when kids experience child abuse or neglect, they can overcome and reach their full potential with help from the community.
Creating a brighter future for a child starts with a phone call for help or the click of a button to get involved.
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"I have not found a way to protect myself from the grief yet. I am afraid to become a foster parent who can protect themselves from these difficult emotions, because the kids deserve foster parents who will honestly and sincerely care for them."
Counties and child placement agencies can work with the Capacity Building Center and the Division of Child Welfare for diligent recruitment support.