Case Planning for Parents Residing in a Foreign Country

Case Planning for Parents Residing in a Foreign Country

Alan J. Dettlaff, PhD & Caitlin O’Grady, MSW (February 2015)

This brief focuses on policies that address case planning for child welfare system-involved parents residing in a foreign country. Parents face multiple barriers to fulfilling case plan objectives when residing abroad, which in turn poses barriers to family reunification. Policies addressing case planning for parents residing in a foreign country aim to facilitate the process through which child welfare agencies and parents can collaborate transnationally in these cases.

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