Child-Centered Practices for the Courtroom & Community: A Guide to Working Effectively with Young Children and Their Families in the Child Welfare Sys / Edition 1

Child-Centered Practices for the Courtroom & Community: A Guide to Working Effectively with Young Children and Their Families in the Child Welfare Sys / Edition 1

by Lynne F. Katz, Judge Cindy S. Lederman, Joy O. Osofsky
     
 


A practical, readable guide that demystifies the child welfare system and offers professionals evidence-based interventions so that they can ensure the best outcomes for vulnerable families in the system.See more details below

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A practical, readable guide that demystifies the child welfare system and offers professionals evidence-based interventions so that they can ensure the best outcomes for vulnerable families in the system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598570731
Publisher:
Brookes, Paul H. Publishing Company
Publication date:
11/01/2010
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
899,281
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

About the Authors vii

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xv

Introduction xvii

1 Profile of Infants, Toddlers, and Parents Involved in the Child Welfare System 1

2 Use of Evidence-Based Parenting Programs for Parents of At-Risk Young Children 17

3 Healing the Infant-Parent Relationship 37

4 Supporting the Development of Very Young Children 53

5 Early Care and Education Settings that Support Child Development 63

6 Developing a Coordinated System of Care 73

7 Demystifying the Court Process: How to Be an Effective Advocate in Juvenile and Family Court 91

8 Understanding and Preventing Vicarious Traumatization and Compassion Fatigue 99

Conclusion 107

Appendixes

A Questions Every Judge and Lawyer Should Ask About Infants and Toddlers in the Child Welfare System 113

B Sample Court Reports 123

Dependency Parenting Provider Initiative Court Reports: Completion and Submission Guidelines 124

Initial Report 127

Status Report 132

Final Report 137

Notice of Termination of Services 143

Early Head Start Sample Court Report 148

Infant Mental Health Therapist Report 151

C Sample Memorandum of Understanding for Cross-Agency (Child Welfare/University) Collaboration 161

D Sample Court Orders 165

Miami Juvenile Court Order for Early Intervention Services Evaluation Through Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 166

Miami Juvenile Court Order of Referral to Healthy Start 168

E Sample Protocol for Identifying an Accredited Early Care and Education Program Placement for Children Involved with the Dependency Court 171

F Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) for Early Intervention Services and Evaluation Report (Florida) 173

G Infant Mental Health-Related Documents and Tools Sample Referral Eligibility Checklist 186

Early Childhood Relationship Observation Coding Scales (EC-ROCS) 188

Examples of Developmentally Appropriate Toys 193

Sample Child-Caregiver Relationship Assessment 195

Index 197

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