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Advancing Family Preservation Practice : Sage Focus Editions - E. Susan Morton

Advancing Family Preservation Practice

Sage Focus Editions

By: E. Susan Morton (Editor), R. Kevin Grigsby (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st January 1993
ISBN: 9780803945715
Number Of Pages: 158

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Are there effective ways to support a family with problems (for example, neglect, abuse, HIV, terminal illness) in order to prevent it breaking up, and make a positive change possible? This book examines Intensive Family Preservation Services, tracing the history of these services, their success at solving family problems, how families respond to the services and how their effectiveness varies according to the type of problem a family is experiencing. Through an exploration of these issues, the contributors offer their own experience as a basis for tracing the evolution of IFPS and the advances that have been made in the field.

Introduction
Background
The Evolution of Family Preservation
Theories That Guide Intensive Family Preservation Services
A Second Look
Child Protective Services and Intensive Family Preservation
A Primary Relationship
Evolving Practice Models
Clinician-Support Worker Teams in Family Preservation
Are Two Heads Better Than One?
Evolving Family Preservation Services
The Florida Experience
The Relative Effectiveness of Family Preservation Services with Neglectful Families
Shifting Objectives in Family Preservation Programs
Special Populations
Supporting HIV Infected Children in Their Own Families Through Family Centered Practice
Evaluation
Promoting Evaluation Research in the Field of Family Preservation
Epilogue
Family Preservation and Social Change
The Need for Future Dialogue
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ISBN: 9780803945715
ISBN-10: 080394571X
Series: Sage Focus Editions
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 158
Published: 1st January 1993
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 0.99
Weight (kg): 0.22