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Social Work Practice with Families and Children

ISBN-10: 0231107668

ISBN-13: 9780231107662

Edition: 2002

Authors: Anthony N. Maluccio, Barbara A. Pine, Elizabeth M. Tracy, Anthony Maluccio, Barbara Pine

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This book emphasizes family-centered, social network, and school-based interventions in the preparation of social workers for direct and indirect practice with clients from vulnerable populations, especially the poor, people of color, and recent immigrant groups. With an eye to recent changes in social work practice and service delivery, including the impact of welfare reform and managed care on vulnerable families and children, Social Work Practice with Families and Children helps social work students and practitioners understand the increasingly complex needs of their clients. Three valuable appendixes include information about tools and instruments to support practice, child welfare resource centers, and electronic resources pertaining to the field.
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Book details

List price: $80.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 9/11/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 351
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Anthony Maluccio is professor of social work at the Graduate School of Social Work at Boston College. He is coauthor of Teaching Family Reunification, Reconnecting Families: A Guide to Strengthening Family Reunification Services, and The Child Welfare Challenge: Policy, Practice, and Research.Barbara Pine is a professor at the University of Connecticut and coauthor of Teaching Family Reunificationand Reconnecting Families: A Guide to Strengthening Family Reunification Services.Elizabeth Tracy is associate professor of social work at Case Western Reserve University's Mandel School of Applied Social Services. She is coeditor of Reaching High-Risk Familiesand coauthor of Person-Environment Practice: The Social Ecology of Interpersonal Helping.

About the Authors
Preface
Acknowledgments
Knowledge Base
Understanding Vulnerable Families and Their Children
Risks and Vulnerabilities
Supporting Families and Their Children
Ethical Issues in Working with Vulnerable Families
Practice Base
Engagement, Assessment, Case Planning, and Goal Setting
Family-Centered Intervention
Social Network Intervention
School-Based Intervention
Looking to the Future
Evaluation of Practice and Service Delivery
Future Challenges and Opportunities
Appendixes
Tools and Instruments to Support Practice
National Child Welfare Resource Centers
Other Resource Centers and Information Sources
Electronic Resources on Family and Children's Services
Electronic Resources on Children's Special Needs and Exceptionalities
Electronic Resources on Schools and Children's Education
Electronic Resources on Health of Children and Adults
Electronic Resources on System Reform and Advocacy for Children and Families
Electronic Resources on Mentoring and Support Groups
Informational and Training Materials on Alcohol and Substance Abuse
References
Index