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Perspectives In Professional Child And Youth Care / Edition 1

Perspectives In Professional Child And Youth Care / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9781560240556
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/01/1990
Series: The Child and Youth Services Ser.
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 388
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents


  • Introduction
  • Section 1: The Nature of Child and Youth Care
  • A Developmental Perspective for Child and Youth Care Work
  • Growing Together: The Personal Relationship in Child and Youth Care
  • Section 2: Therapeutic Program Issues
  • Residential Group Care as a Socializing Environment: Toward a Broader Perspective
  • Therapeutic Programming and Activities: Transitional Tools in the Treatment Process
  • Development of a New Approach to Emotionally Deprived Children and Youth
  • Youth Workers in the Courts
  • The Therapeutic Potential of Emergency Shelters
  • Competency, Relevance and Empowerment: A Case for the Restructuring of Children’s Programs
  • Section 3: Key Support Functions in Child and Youth Care Programs
  • Promoting Professional Teamwork
  • Child Care Supervision: The Neglected Skill of Evaluation
  • The Application of Learning Style Research in the Supervisory Process
  • The Role of the Administrator in Effective Program Delivery
  • Section 4: Developing Professionalism
  • Professionalizing Child and Youth Care: An Overview
  • Professionalism and the Child Care Field: What Model?
  • Professionalizing Day Care
  • Developing the Child and Youth Care Profession Through Effective Use of the Media
  • Section 5: Current Issues in Education and Training
  • Applied Ethics: Educating Professional Child and Youth Workers in Competent Caring Through Self Apprenticeship Training
  • Worlds Apart?: Integrating Research and Practice in Professional Child and Youth Care Training
  • Transforming Perspectives in Child and Youth Care Education
  • Child and Youth Care Education for the Culturally Different Student: A Native People’s Example
  • Distance Education: Catch the Wave
  • The Transition From Student to Practitioner in Child and Youth Care
  • Section 6: The Changing Work Environment and New Roles for Child and Youth Workers
  • Modern Times: Trends in the Context of Work Suggesting Future Roles for Child and Youth Workers
  • Cross-Cultural Perspectives in Residential Youthwork: The French Educateur and the American Child Care Worker
  • Taxonomy and Treatment: The Role of the Scientist Practitioner in Child and Youth Care
  • From Two Years to Two Generations: Expanded Career Options in Direct Child and Youth Care Practice
  • 2000 and Beyond: Future Career Directions for Child and Youth Care Professionals

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