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Parent Participation across the Country

David Tobis

in From Pariahs to Partners: How parents and their allies changed New York City's child welfare system

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195099881
eISBN:
9780199344772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099881.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Chapter 6 surveys the activities of parents and their allies across the United States. It describes a new bill of rights for parents embroiled in the child welfare system, and focuses on three areas: ... More


Do You Believe in Me?: Promoting Hope through Quality Education and Opportunities to Learn

Valerie Maholmes

in Fostering Resilience and Well-Being in Children and Families in Poverty: Why Hope Still Matters

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199959525
eISBN:
9780199372034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959525.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The schooling process cultivates the cognitive skills necessary for learning and the psychosocial skills—such as persistence, focus, and perseverance—that yield benefits for youth long after their ... More


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