State Innovations in Child Welfare Financing. Endnotes


6  In states where less than the entire child welfare caseload is targeted by the fiscal reform, initiatives often target particular types of cases based on expected services or service intensity needed, such as intact at-risk families or seriously emotionally disturbed (SED) children in care. These differences in types of target populations are further discussed later in this report.

7  This section describes the assessment process used by initiatives in initial referrals and placements. Ongoing assessment of children and families is a critical part of delivering services but is not described here because it was not a focus of the review.

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