H. R. 1658
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 8, 2021
Ms. Sherrill introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Labor
To amend the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to promote a high-quality workforce in the child welfare system.
Promoting a high-quality workforce in the child welfare system
Section 105(a) of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (42 U.S.C. 5106(a)) is amended by striking paragraph (4) and inserting the following:
Promoting a high-quality workforce
The Secretary may award grants under this subsection to entities to carry out programs or strategies that promote a high-quality workforce in the child welfare system through—
improvements to recruitment, support, or retention efforts; or
education for professionals and paraprofessionals in the prevention, identification, and treatment of child abuse and neglect.