Child Welfare and Family Services Policies and Practice

9780205571901

Child Welfare and Family Services Policies and Practice

  • ISBN 13:

    9780205571901

  • ISBN 10:

    0205571905

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/27/2007
  • Publisher: Pearson

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This thorough revision ofChild Welfare and Family Servicesreflects current issues, controversies, and innovative practice methods in both family and child services. It provides a strong historical context to current programs, issues, and policy decisions; as well as in-depth information on legal and legislative frameworks. A new chapter on child welfare practice, including an expanded treatment of foster care, provides a foundation for social work interventions with children. In addition, new and updated information covers topics such as; child welfare issues with immigrant families, child outcome measurements, forensic interviewing, advocacy, court documentation, federal legislation, child welfare in a global context, cultural competence, protective/preventive services, day care/child development programs, income security, kinship care, family preservation, and adoption.

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