The child welfare challenge: policy, practice and research

Purpose and goals of child welfare -- Key child welfare legislation and other policies -- A conceptual framework for child and family-centered services -- Economic security for families with children -- Child maltreatment types, rates, and reporting procedures -- Child protective services -- Family-...

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Contributors: Pecora, Peter J. (Other)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New Brunswick [u.a.] Transaction Publishers C2009
Edition:3. ed., rev. and expanded
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 20 A 3976
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Summary:Purpose and goals of child welfare -- Key child welfare legislation and other policies -- A conceptual framework for child and family-centered services -- Economic security for families with children -- Child maltreatment types, rates, and reporting procedures -- Child protective services -- Family-based services -- Family foster care -- Family reunification and kinship care -- Transition and independent living services -- Adoption and adoption services -- Residential group care and intensive treatment alternatives -- Organizational requisites and challenges to effective child welfare services
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XI, 447 S.
ISBN:9780202363066