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Child Welfare Research: Advances for Practice and Policy

Duncan Lindsey and Aron Shlonsky (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195304961
eISBN:
9780199863648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304961.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

Research has already been a significant factor in child welfare policy in recent years, but this book demonstrates that it has taken a leading role in the field to spur and guide change. The chapters ... More


Assessing Risk Throughout the Life of a Child Welfare Case

Judith S. Rycus and Ronald C. Hughes

in Child Welfare Research: Advances for Practice and Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195304961
eISBN:
9780199863648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304961.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

Child welfare agencies are responsible for ensuring the safety of abused and neglected children. This requires the accurate and timely identification of children at high risk of imminent or future ... More


Creating Answerable Questions

James C. Raines

in Evidence-Based Practice in School Mental Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195366266
eISBN:
9780199864027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366266.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

This chapter addresses five types of answerable questions: assessment, description, risk, prevention, and intervention questions. Which questions to ask depend on the both the current knowledge of ... More


Improving Social Work Practice Through the Use of Technology and Advanced Research Methods

Ira M. Schwartz, Peter R. Jones, David R. Schwartz, and Zoran Obradovic

in Child Welfare Research: Advances for Practice and Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195304961
eISBN:
9780199863648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304961.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

This chapter focuses on the application of technology and advances in research to social work practice. It examines the strengths and limitations of risk determination models, and highlights the many ... More


Childhood, Adolescence, and the Evolution of Prevention

Jeffrey M. Jenson and Kimberly A. Bender

in Preventing Child and Adolescent Problem Behavior: Evidence-Based Strategies in Schools, Families, and Communities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199766598
eISBN:
9780190206369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766598.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

Practitioners, policy experts, and child advocates have long-recognized the need for social programs and interventions aimed at preventing substance abuse, delinquency, violence, and school dropout. ... More


Risk and Protection: A Public Health Approach to Prevention

Jeffrey M. Jenson and Kimberly A. Bender

in Preventing Child and Adolescent Problem Behavior: Evidence-Based Strategies in Schools, Families, and Communities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199766598
eISBN:
9780190206369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766598.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

The adoption of a public health approach to preventing child and adolescent problem behavior was an important milestone in the evolution of school, family, and community prevention programs. A ... More


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