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Critical Issues in Child Welfare - Nora S. Gustavsson

Critical Issues in Child Welfare

Hardcover Published: 25th May 1994
ISBN: 9780803945043
Number Of Pages: 230

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This volume provides a clear and concise overview of the mental, emotional, physical and social conditions of children in the United States, and the current social concerns which threaten their well-being.



Traditional child welfare topics such as foster care, adoption, abuse and neglect are examined along with newer problems such as HIV and the increasing number of one-parent families living in poverty. The need for additional emphasis on proactive child welfare programmes and primary prevention is stressed throughout.

Caring for America's Children
The Rights of Children
The Health of America's Children
Children and the Public Schools
The Residual Nature of Child Welfare
The Juvenilization of Poverty
Child Abuse and Neglect
When the State Intervenes
Foster Care, Adoption, and Permanency Planning
New Threats to Children
HIV and Chemical Exposure
Homeless Youth
Violence and Children
Linking Research and Practice
Assessing Infants and Children
A Developmental Perspective
A Research Agenda for the Future
Preventive Policies and Programs in Child Welfare
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ISBN: 9780803945043
ISBN-10: 0803945043
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 230
Published: 25th May 1994
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.57

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