Enhancing the Well Being of Children and Families Through Effective Interventions: UK and USA Evidence for Practice

Enhancing the Well Being of Children and Families Through Effective Interventions: UK and USA Evidence for Practice

by Colette McAuley
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843101161
Publisher:
Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date:
02/15/2006
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1Child welfare in the UK and USA13
1Effectiveness of child welfare interventions : issues and challenges14
2Child welfare in the UK : legislation, policy and practice21
3Child welfare in the USA : legislation, policy and practice33
Pt. 2Evidence on interventions with vulnerable children, young people and families45
4Early interventions with young children and their parents in the UK46
5Early interventions with young children and their parents in the USA58
6Home visiting for parents of pre-school children in the UK70
7Home visiting for parents of pre-school children in the USA82
8Support for young people and their families in the community in the UK91
9Support for young people and their families in the community in the USA103
Pt. 3Evidence on therapeutic interventions with children who have experienced abuse or neglect117
10Therapeutic interventions with children who have experienced neglect and their families in the UK118
11Therapeutic interventions with children who have experienced neglect and their families in the US131
12Therapeutic interventions with children who have experienced sexual and physical abuse in the UK143
13Therapeutic interventions with children who have experienced sexual and physical abuse in the USA158
Pt. 4Evidence on foster care, adoption and transitions for children and young people171
14Foster family care in the UK172
15Foster family care in the USA187
16Residential care in the UK203
17Residential care in the USA217
18Support for young people leaving care in the UK228
19Support for young people leaving care in the USA240
20Adoption in the UK253
21Adoption in the USA266
Pt. 5Innovative approaches in schools and community programmes275
22Interventions in schools in the UK276
23Interventions in schools in the USA289
24Community programs in the UK300
25Community programs in the USA313
Pt. 6Summary and conclusion321
26Effective child welfare interventions : evidence for practice322

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