Child Welfare: Policies and Practices

  • ISBN-13: 9780801315107
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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.
--This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.

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