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Supporting Successful Reunifications

Caseworkers should give careful consideration to assessing families’ capacity for keeping children safe and their readiness to reunify as well as to planning for postreunificationservices and contingencies in the event of future safety concerns. Child welfare agencies may find it challenging to help familiesachieve timely reunification while at the same time preventing children from reentering foster care. This article offers strategies for addressing both issues for a better outcome.

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