Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-16 - Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Influenced by news reports of young children brutalized by their parents, most of us see the role of child services as the prevention of severe physical abuse. But as Tina Lee shows in Catching a Case, most child welfare cases revolve around often ill-founded charges of neglect, and the parents
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-11-30 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Sound, practical advice on dealing with provocative and manipulative verbal challenges raised by teenagers and early adolescents. Using common scenarios to demonstrate specific parenting techniques, a onetime probation officer offers a straightforward, tested program for maintaining control over adolescents without harsh discipline.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: The Urban Insitute
Child welfare workers often need cooperation from other agencies that have their own goals and regulations. The tangle of red tape that can result frustrates staff and robs youth of confidence in the system. Child Welfare sets forth real-world examples to guide interagency collaboration.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-23 - Publisher: Routledge
Tracing the origin of work with the ‘impotent poor’ under the Poor Laws, to social workers’ current responsibilities towards vulnerable people, this book introduces the reader to the way in which the identification of particular social problems at the end of the nineteenth century led to the emergence of a