Exploring Child Welfare: A Practice Perspective, 7th edition

  • Cynthia Crosson-Tower

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Exploring Child Welfare provides an engaging, comprehensive overview of child welfare services and what can be done to best help children and families today. The text emphasizes the practice perspective and features numerous case examples giving you a real-life look at the populations you′ll serve.

Published by Pearson (January 13th 2017) - Copyright © 2018

ISBN-13: 9780134523965

Subject: Social Work & Human Services

Category: Child Welfare

Table of contents

Brief Table of Contents

1. Children: Our Most Important Resource
2. The Changing Family
3. Children and Families in Poverty (by Lynne Kellner and Kathleen Craigen)
4. The Impact of Violence and Addiction on Children
5. Children Against the Backdrop of War: Addressing the Needs of Military Families
6. Trauma-Sensitive Educational Settings (by Laura M. Garofoli)
7. Child Abuse and Neglect: Protecting Children When Families Cannot
8. Family Preservation or Child Placement? Serving the Child′s Best Interests (by Lynne Kellner and Cynthia Crosson-Tower)
9. Juvenile Court Justice: Promoting the Rights and Welfare of Children and Families (by Catherine C. Sinnott)
10. Teenage Pregnancy and Parenting (by Lynne Kellner)
11. Children in Family Foster Care
12. The Adoption of Children
13. Children in Residential Settings
14. Our Children′s Future

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