Parents Who Misuse Drugs and Alcohol by Donald Forrester
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Parents Who Misuse Drugs and Alcohol
By Donald Forrester

Parents Who Misuse Drugs and Alcohol

Effective Interventions in Social Work and Child Protection

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Parents Who Misuse Drugs and Alcohol by Donald Forrester

Book Description

This book presents original research outlining the key elements in responding to parental misuse of drugs and alcohol. * Offers a definition of misuse and addiction and the factors that influence the nature of misuse or addiction * Reviews extensively the nature and impact of parental substance misuse on children and families using the latest evidence * Explores how research and theories might help inform professionals or non-professionals assessing families affected by parents who misuse drugs or alcohol * Provides an in-depth discussion of Motivational Interviewing, including a critical discussion of the challenges and limitations involved in using it in child and family settings * Considers the wider implications of the findings for practice and policy and argues that these responses can be used across the field of work with vulnerable children and their families

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780470871515
ISBN-10: 0470871512
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 154mm x 14mm)
Pages: 262
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 14-Jan-2011
Country of Publication: United States

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Putting Analysis into Assessment by Donald Forrester Putting Analysis into Assessment, Paperback (March 2016)

Packed with tools and ideas to enhance analytical thinking when making child and family assessments, this book covers every stage of the assessment process. It addresses planning, hypothesising, involving children, and making, recording and reviewing decisions. This third edition has been updated to reflect policy changes and new research findings.

Parents Who Misuse Drugs and Alcohol by Donald Forrester Parents Who Misuse Drugs and Alcohol, Hardback (January 2011)

There is increasing public and professional concern about the effect on children of parents who misuse drugs and alcohol. This new volume provides a review of the problem, the issues facing professionals involved in child welfare, and a critique of approaches and interventions often used, based on the authors' own research and practical evidence.

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Author Biography - Donald Forrester

Donald Forrester is Professor of Social Work Research and Director of the Tilda Goldberg Centre at the University of Bedfordshire. Judith Harwin is Professor of Social Work and Director of the Centre for Child and Youth Research at Brunel University.

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