This report seeks to assist policymakers and practitioners in developing specialist positions that are tailored to the circumstances of their communities and states. The report offers observations about initial expectations for these positions and the evolution of the positions over time.
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In 2006, specialists, advocates, CPS, and domestic violence program administrators, and representatives from national organizations convened for Exploring the Role of Specialized Positions in Child Welfare and Domestic Violence Collaborations (Specialized Positions Meeting). This document is a reflection of the discussions that occurred at that meeting and literature reviews that