Child Welfare And Family Services: Policies And Practice (8th Edition)

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ISBN : 0205571905

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This thorough revision of Child Welfare and Family Services reflects current issues, controversies, and innovative practice methods in both family and child services.  It provides a strong historical context to current programs, issues, and policy decisions; as well as  in-depth information on legal and legislative frameworks. 


A new chapter on child welfare practice, including an expanded treatment of foster care, provides a foundation for social work interventions with children.  In addition, new and updated information covers topics such as; child welfare issues with immigrant families, child outcome measurements, forensic interviewing, advocacy, court documentation, 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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