9780205274901

Child Welfare Social Work An Introduction

by ;
  • ISBN13:

    9780205274901

  • ISBN10:

    0205274900

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-12-13
  • Publisher: Pearson

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $35!
    Your order must be $35 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $146.65 Save up to $36.66
  • Buy Used
    $109.99
    Add to Cart Free Shipping

    USUALLY SHIPS IN 2-4 BUSINESS DAYS

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

Summary

Child Welfare Social Work is a brief, introductory text for undergraduate child welfare courses covering the most important policy and practice issues.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
Child Welfare as a Field of Social Work and Public Policy
1(28)
Definition of Child Welfare
4(1)
Definition of Child Maltreatment
5(1)
The Size of the Problem
6(4)
Disciplinary Perspectives on Child Maltreatment
10(9)
The Role of Child Welfare Social Work in U.S. Society
19(6)
A Final Word
25(1)
References
26(3)
Child Welfare in the United States: A Brief History
29(32)
Child Welfare as a Problem of Social Order
31(3)
The Emergence of Concern for Children
34(3)
The Beginning of Children's Services
37(10)
The Professionalization and Institutionalization of Child Welfare
47(4)
Child Welfare Becomes a Dormant Issue
51(1)
The Rediscovery of Child Welfare
52(3)
The Search for Answers
55(3)
References
58(3)
Families and Children Served by Child Welfare Agencies
61(24)
A. Suzanne Boyd
Carole A. Winston
Marianne Berry
The Political Environment for Families
62(5)
The Dual Role of Child Welfare
67(2)
The Complexity of Providing for the Welfare of Children
69(1)
The Focus of Child Welfare
70(2)
The Ecosystems Model of Social Work Practice
72(10)
References
82(3)
Risk Factors and Risk Assessment in Child Welfare
85(34)
Diane DePanfilis
The Concept of Risk in Child Welfare
87(12)
Assessing Risk and Safety throughout the Child Welfare Case Process
99(11)
Risk and Safety Assessment Approaches
110(3)
References
113(6)
Assessing and Intervening with Families
119(26)
Ineke Way
Marlys Staudt
Understanding Family Needs
120(3)
Prioritizing a Family's Needs
123(2)
Assessing the Family System
125(3)
Referring the Family to Appropriate Services
128(2)
Intervening with Families
130(9)
References
139(6)
Universal Services for Children and Families
145(24)
Joseph Gianesin
Early Identification and Intervention Programs
149(4)
Parenting Support and Education Programs
153(3)
Public Aid
156(3)
Child Care
159(2)
Services for Children with Disabilities
161(2)
Adolescent Family Life Programs
163(3)
References
166(3)
Services to Families and Children at Home
169(18)
Joseph Gianesin
Joyce Lee Taylor
The Challenge Presented by Competing Mandates
170(2)
Ongoing Child Protective Supervision
172(2)
Wraparound Services
174(2)
Home-Based Services
176(4)
Family Preservation Services
180(5)
References
185(2)
Services to Families and Children with the Children in Substitute Care
187(21)
Rebecca Turner
Definitions and Statistics
188(2)
A Brief History of Foster Care in the United States
190(5)
Termination of Parental Rights
195(1)
Concurrent Planning
196(2)
Therapeutic Foster Care
198(6)
In the Best Interest of the Child
204(2)
References
206(2)
Services for Children Who Cannot Go Home
208(23)
Joan R. Rycraft
Adoption: Creating a New Family
209(8)
Long-Term Care: Stability When Reunification or Adoption Are Not Appropriate Goals
217(5)
The Transition to Independence
222(7)
References
229(2)
Doing Child Welfare
231(27)
The Agency
234(7)
The Child Welfare Worker
241(10)
Career Orientations of Child Welfare Workers
251(5)
References
256(2)
Other Key Players in the Child Welfare System
258(19)
Joyce Lee Taylor
Michael Schultz
Jessica Noel
Working with Professionals Who Provide Referrals
259(4)
Working with Professionals Who Provide Authority
263(7)
Working with Professionals Who Provide Services
270(5)
References
275(2)
Concluding Thoughts on the Practice of Child Welfare
277(12)
Conflicting Value Systems
279(1)
Inherent Risk
280(2)
The Need for Continued Research
282(2)
Resources for Child Protection
284(1)
Ensuring Best Practice
285(2)
References
287(2)
Index 289

Rewards Program

Write a Review