This thorough revision of Child Welfare and Family Services reflects current issues, controversies, and innovative practice methods in bothÂ family and child services.Â It providesÂ a strong historical context to current programs, issues, and policy decisions; as well asÂ in-depthÂ information on legal and legislative frameworks.Â
A new chapter on child welfare practice, including an expanded treatment ofÂ foster care, provides a foundation for social work interventions with children.Â In addition, new and updated informationÂ covers topics such as; child welfare issues with immigrant families, child outcome measurements, forensic interviewing, advocacy, court documentation,Â federal legislation, child welfare in a global context, cultural competence, protective/preventive services, day care/child development programs, income security, kinship care, family preservation, and adoption.
Author : Susan Whitelaw Downs
ISBN : 0205571905
Language : English
No of Pages : 534
Edition : 8
Publication Date : 1/6/2008
Format/Binding : Hardcover
Book dimensions : 9.13x6.57x1.11
Book weight : 0.02
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