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Innovative Practices with Vulnerable Children and Familes

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ISBN-10: 1578790239

ISBN-13: 9781578790234

Edition: N/A

Authors: Hal A. Lawson, Alven Salles, Kathy Briar-Lawson

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List price: $45.95
Publisher: Eddie Bowers Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 420
Size: 6.69" wide x 9.06" long
Weight: 2.178
Language: English

Katharine Briar-Lawson is a professor and dean of the School of Social Welfare at the University at Albany, State University of New York.Hal A. Lawson is professor of social welfare and education, and special assistant to the provost at the University at Albany, State University of New York.Charles B. Hennon is professor of family studies and social work, and associate director of the Family and Child Studies Center at Miami University of Ohio.Alan Jones is education technologist in the Center for Education Technology at the New School University.

Contents: Charlotte's Web: The Present and Future of Family Services; Integrating Employment, Economic Supports and Family Capacity Building; Addressing Poverty Issues in Child Welfare: Effective Use of TANF as a Prevention Resource; Mental Health Assessment and Environmentally Inclusive Treatment for Abused Children and Low-Income, Multiethnic, and/or Multiproblem Families; Issues of Crime and Delinquency for Child Welfare; Violence in the Family: A Story in Need of an Ending; Child Welfare and Substance Abuse: Toward Partnerships with Parents; Competent Practice: Diversity, Racism and Heterosexism; Walking in Moccasins: Indian Child Welfare in the 21st Century; Spiritual Issues in Practice with Vulnerable Children and Families; Parenting, Caregiving Stress, and Child Abuse and Neglect; What Hurts and What Helps: Listening to Families to Build 21st Century Child Welfare Reforms; Gaining the Collaborative Advantage and Promoting Systems and Cross-Systems Change; Parent to Parent and Family to Family: Innovative Self-Help and Mutual Support; In the Best Interests of the Child: Youth Development as a Child Welfare Support and Resource; Introducing Child Welfare Neighbourhood Teams that Promote Collaboration and Community-Based Systems of Care; From Conventional Training to Empowering Design Teams for Collaboration and Systems Change; Back to the Future: New Century Professionalism and Collaborative Leadership for Comprehensive, Community-Based Systems of Care.