Exploring Child Welfare: A Practical Perspective / Edition 1

Exploring Child Welfare: A Practical Perspective / Edition 1

by Cynthia Crosson-Tower, Cynthia Crosson Tower
     
 

The new edition of Exploring Child Welfare reflects the author's strong practice perspective and incorporates new developments in welfare reform and child welfare services. The book provides a practical and thorough introduction to child welfare and welfare services. The author's strength is her ability to connect the underlyingSee more details below

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The new edition of Exploring Child Welfare reflects the author's strong practice perspective and incorporates new developments in welfare reform and child welfare services. The book provides a practical and thorough introduction to child welfare and welfare services. The author's strength is her ability to connect the underlying theories and systems of child welfare with real-life practice experience, stemming from over thirty years' experience in working with children and families. Includes a new focus on attachment theory and its utilization in child welfare services. For child welfare or social workers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205147434
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
474
Product dimensions:
7.22(w) x 9.57(h) x 0.92(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Children: Our Most Important Resource1
2The Changing Family20
3Childhood Poverty in the United States57
4Violence, Addiction, and Homelessness: Current Societal Problems and Their Impact on Children83
5Serving the Developing Child: Day Care Services117
6Serving the Developing Child: Services in Schools136
7Counseling for Families and Children160
8Family-Centered Services for Children195
9Protecting Children When Families Cannot: Child Abuse and Neglect223
10Court Services on Behalf of Children266
11Our Children's Children: Teen Parents and Their Children288
12Children in Family Foster Care316
13The Adoption of Children355
14Children in Residential Settings404
15Our Children's Future449
Index463

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