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Nurturing the One, Supporting the Many The Center for Family Life in Sunset Park, Brooklyn

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ISBN-10: 0231115954

ISBN-13: 9780231115957

Edition: 2002

Authors: Peg Hess, Brenda McGowan, Michael W. Botsko, Michael Botsko

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The Center for Family Life is an integral source of assistance to immigrant families, a community struggling with poverty, unemployment and health issues. This book is a narrative of the Center's development and its relations with the surrounding community.
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Book details

List price: $38.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 1/23/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Currently on leave from the faculty of the Columbia University School of Social Work where she served for seven years as associate dean, Dr. Peg Hess is Associate Director for Research and Scholarship at the Institute for Families in Society at the University of South Carolina. Brenda McGowan (D.S.W., Columbia University) is Ruth Harris Ottman Professor of Family and Child Welfare at the School of Social Work at Columbia University. She has written numerous articles on family preservation. Michael Botsko (Ph.D., Columbia University, School of Social Work) is the Senior Program Evaluation Associate for Bailey House in New York City and a former consultant for the Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for New York.

Introduction: The Center for Family Life and Its Programs
Building a Family-Focused, Community-Centered Program: Commitments, Philosophies, and Interests
The Development of the Center in the Context of Child Welfare Policy and Programming
The Core: Family Counseling Services
The Neighborhood Foster Care Program
Supporting Families, Building Community, and Developing Children and Youth: The Community School Programs
Supporting Family and Community Development
Lessons Learned from the Center for Family Life in Sunset Park
Study Design and Methodology
Instruments Modified or Created for This Study
Initial and Final FAF Scores
Sources Cited