Reversing the Odds: Improving Outcomes for Babies in the Child Welfare System / Edition 1

Reversing the Odds: Improving Outcomes for Babies in the Child Welfare System / Edition 1

by Sheryl Dicker
     
 


A call to action book that uses a multi-disciplinary perspective to address healthy child development in the child welfare systemSee more details below

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A call to action book that uses a multi-disciplinary perspective to address healthy child development in the child welfare system

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557669612
Publisher:
Brookes, Paul H. Publishing Company
Publication date:
04/01/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Table of Contents


About the Author
Foreword
Carol H. Rasco
Introduction

I. Sounding the Alarm: Background and Overview

  1. Why the Odds Must Be Reversed for Young Children in the Child Welfare System
  2. The History of Young Children in the Child Welfare System
  3. A Child's Journey Through the Child Welfare System
II. The Promise of Research and the Law

  1. Promising New Research
  2. Powerful New Laws
III. Portals for Healthy Development: The Case Studies

  1. Using the Courts as a Portal for Healthy Development: The New York Case Study
  2. Using Health Care as a Portal for Healthy Development: The Arkansas Case Study
  3. Using the Portal of Early Intervention for Healthy Development: The Philadelphia Case Study
  4. Unlocking A New Portal for Healthy Development: Early Childhood Education
IV. Conclusion

  1. Putting the Pieces Together: One Jurisdiction at One Point in Time

Epilogue
Postscript
References
Index

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