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Enhancing the Well Being of Children and Families Through Effective Interventions

UK and USA Evidence for Practice. 49:B&W 6. 14 x 9. 21 in or 234 x 156 mm (Royal 8vo) Perfect Bound on White…
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Titel: Enhancing the Well Being of Children and Families Through Effective Interventions

ISBN: 1843101165
EAN: 9781843101161
UK and USA Evidence for Practice.
49:B&W 6. 14 x 9. 21 in or 234 x 156 mm (Royal 8vo) Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam.
Sprache: Englisch.
Herausgegeben von Colette Mcauley, Peter J. Pecora, Wendy Rose
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Ltd

1. Februar 2006 - kartoniert - 384 Seiten

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Services for families and children are rightfully the focus of intense scrutiny and debate, and there is a clear need to establish a knowledge of which services work well. This volume provides a comprehensive overview of research evidence from the UK and USA on the effectiveness of selected child welfare interventions.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Foreword, Maria Eagle MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Children, Young People and Families, UK. Preface.
Part 1 Child Welfare in the UK and USA
1.Effectiveness of Child Welfare Interventions: Issues and Challenges, Peter J. Pecora, Casey Family Programs and University of Washington, US, Colette McAuley, Queens University, Belfast, UK, and Wendy Rose, The Open University, UK.
2. Child Welfare in the UK: Legislation, Policy and Practice, Wendy Rose, Jenny Gray, Department for Education and Skills, UK, and Colette McAuley.
3. Child Welfare in the US: Legislation, Policy and Practice, Peter Pecora, James K. Whittaker, University of Washington, US, and Anthony N. Maluccio, Boston College, MA.
Part 2 Evidence on Interventions with Vulnerable Children, Young People and Families.
4. Early Interventions with Young Children and their Parents in the UK, Marjorie Smith, Thomas Coram Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London, UK.
5. Early Interventions with Young Children and their Parents in the US, K. Lori Hansen, The Children's Trust, US, Connie E. Morrow and Emmalee S. Bandstra, University of Miami, US.
6. Home Visiting for Parents of Pre-school Children in the UK, Jane Barlow, University of Oxford, UK.
7. Home Visiting for Parents of Pre-school Children in the US, Maureen Marcenko and Fredi Staerkel, University of Washington, WA.
8. Support for Young People and their Families in the Community in the UK, Nina Biehal, University of York, UK.
9. Support for Young People and their Families in the Community in the US, Scottye J. Cash and Dawn Anderson-Butcher, Ohio State University, US.
Part 3 Evidence on Therapeutic Interventions with Children who have Experienced Abuse or Neglect.
10. Therapeutic Interventions for Children who have Experienced Neglect and their Families in the UK, Karen Tanner, Tavistock Clinic, London, UK, and Danielle Turney, The Open University, UK.
11. Interventions for Children and Families who have Experienced Neglect in the US, Diane De Panfilis, University of Maryland, US.
12. Therapeutic Interventions for Children who have Experienced Sexual and Physical Abuse, Arnon Bentovim, Tavistock Clinic, London, UK.
13. Therapeutic Interventions with Children who have Experienced Emotional, Sexual and Physical Abuse in the US, Jacqueline Corcoran, Virginia Commonwealth University, US.
Part 4 Evidence on Foster Care, Adoption and Transitions for Children and Young People.
14. Foster Family Care in the UK, Kate Wilson, University of Nottingham, UK.
15. Foster Family Care in the US, Anthony N. Maluccio, Boston College, US, and Peter J. Pecora.
16. Residential Care in the UK, Ian Sinclair, University of York, UK,
17. Residential Care in the US, James K. Whittaker, University of Washington, US.
18. Support for Young People Leaving Care in the UK, Jim Wade, University of York, UK.
19. Support for Young People Leaving Care in the US, Kimberley A. Nollan, Research Consultant, Seattle, WA.
20. Adoption in the UK, David Quinton and Julie Selwyn, University of Bristol, UK,
21. Adoption in the US, Ruth G. McRoy, University of Texas at Austin, US.
Part 5 Innovative Approaches in Schools and Community Programmes.
22. Interventions in Schools in the UK, Gillian Pugh and June Statham, Thomas Coram Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London, UK.
23. Interventions in Schools in the US, Joy G. Dryfoos, National Consultant, US, and Helen Nissani, Family Support America, US.
24. Community Programs in the UK, Gordon Jack, University of Plymouth, UK.
25. Community Programs in the US, Jacquelyn McCroskey, University of South Carolina, US.
Part 6 Summary and Conclusion.
26. Effective Child Welfare Interventions - Evidence for Practice, Colette McAuley, Peter J. Pecora and Wendy Rose. References. The Contributors. Subject Index. Author Index.

Portrait

Colette McAuley is Professor of Social Work Studies and Director of the Child Well-Being Research Centre in the School of Social Sciences at the University of Southampton. She has been researching outcomes for children and their families for the past decade and has a particular interest in the views of children and young people in vulnerable circumstances. She has published widely, with her most recent publications including Young Families Under Stress: Outcomes and Costs of Home-Start Support and Pathways and Outcomes: A Ten Year Follow-Up Study of Children who have Experienced Care. Peter J. Pecora is Senior Director of Research Services at the Casey Family Programs and Professor of Social Work at the University of Washington, Seattle. He has researched and published extensively in the field of child and family services. His publications include Evaluating Family-Based Services and The Child Welfare Challenge. Wendy Rose is Senior Research Fellow at the Faculty of Health and Social Care at the Open University and was previously Assistant Chief Inspector of Children's Services for the Department of Health. She is a co-editor of Approaches to Needs Assessment in Children's Services and The Developing World of the Child, both published by Jessica Kingsley.
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