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This thorough revision of Child Welfare and Family Services reflects current issues, controversies, and innovative practice methods in both family and child services. It provides a strong historical context to current programs, issues, and policy decisions; as well as in-depth information on legal and legislative frameworks. A new chapter on child welfare practice, including an expanded treatment of foster care, provides a foundation for social work interventions with children. In addition, new and updated information covers topics such as; child welfare issues with immigrant families, child outcome measurements, forensic interviewing, advocacy, court documentation, federal legislation, child welfare in a global context, cultural competence, protective/preventive services, day care/child development programs, income security, kinship care, family preservation, and adoption.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780205571901
ISBN-10: 0205571905
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 191mm x 25mm)
Pages: 544
Imprint: Allyn & Bacon
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Publish Date: 27-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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