Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

sign up for Boomerang Books BulletinGet Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Family Group Conferences in Child Welfare by Peter Marsh

This work focuses on the use of family group conferences to meet these goals, encouraging all family members to work and plan together for the welfare of children. Child welfare professionals have increasingly come to realize the importance of working towards a "partnership" with parents, even when children cannot be looked after at home or where there are serious problems in caring for them. In recent years, ideas on partnership have been developed to include more involvement of other relatives in thinking about the child's welfare. The book assists the professional to put the planning and theory of the conferences into practice. It examines the context, origins and development of social services. It also looks at the interaction between the families and the professionals, and the role of conferences in relation to specific situations, such as child protection. The book offers views from professionals and families on the practicalities of family group conferences, how they are managed and their outcomes. It provides an outline of "best practice" for staff and for trainers, and includes examples from conferences in practice.

Buy Family Group Conferences in Child Welfare by Peter Marsh from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780632049226
ISBN-10: 0632049227
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 163mm x 12mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Blackwell Science Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 14-Oct-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - Family Group Conferences in Child Welfare by Peter Marsh

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Family Group Conferences in Child Welfare book by Peter Marsh and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Books By Peter Marsh

Task Centred Book by Peter Marsh
Paperback, May 2005
$53.09 $58.99
Rules of Disorder by Peter Marsh
Paperback, February 1980
$68.39 $75.99
New Industrial Revolution by Peter Marsh
Paperback, September 2013
$22.13 $24.59
Contracting for Engineering and Construction Projects by Peter Marsh
Hardback, January 2001
$168.30 $187.00