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Social Services, Social Control, and Social Change: The State and Public Policy in the 1970s and 1980s

Nancy Whittier

in The Politics of Child Sexual Abuse: Emotions, Social Movements, and the State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195325102
eISBN:
9780199869350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325102.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the state and public policy from the 1970s through the early 1990s, showing that state apparatus dealing with child sexual abuse was a location of both opportunity and ... More


Intervening in Violent Homes

Karel Kurst-Swanger and Jacqueline L. Petcosky

in Violence in the Home: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195165180
eISBN:
9780199864966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165180.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter examines a number of intervention strategies intended to identify, intervene in, and treat violence in the home including state level interventions such as mandatory reporting ... More


Child Welfare and Child Well-Being: New Perspectives From the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being

Mary Bruce Webb, Kathryn Dowd, Brenda Jones Harden, John Landsverk, and Mark Testa (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398465
eISBN:
9780199863426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398465.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

The landmark National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW) study represents the first effort to gather nationally representative data, based on first-hand reports, about the well-being ... More


The Welfare of Children

Duncan Lindsey

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195136715
eISBN:
9780199894079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136715.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Social Policy

According to the United Nations' latest data, the United States has more children living in poverty than any other industrialized nation in the world. More than a fifth of all children grow up in ... More


Enhancing Motivation, Strengths, and Skills of Parents in the Child Welfare System

MELINDA HOHMAN, CHRISTINE KLEINPETER, and HILDA LOUGHRAN

in Building Strengths and Skills: A Collaborative Approach to Working with Clients

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195154306
eISBN:
9780199864287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154306.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter describes the use of the strengths- and skill-building model in child welfare settings. This model allows child welfare workers and other helping professionals involved with child ... More


The Development and Use of Data for Child Welfare System Reform

Robert M. Goerge

in Research for Action: Cross-National Perspectives on Connecting Knowledge, Policy, and Practice for Children

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195314083
eISBN:
9780199865550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314083.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

The University of Chicago's Chapin Hall Center for Children proposed the use of administrative data collected in Illinois public child protective services agencies' computerized information systems ... More


Working With Physical Abuse and Neglect

JACQUELINE CORCORAN, AUDREY JONES, and CHRISTINE ANKERSTJERNE

in Building Strengths and Skills: A Collaborative Approach to Working with Clients

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195154306
eISBN:
9780199864287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154306.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter continues to explore the application of the strengths- and skills-building model to work with parents in the child welfare system. It focuses on physical abuse and neglect. No matter the ... More


Systems Failure

Elizabeth Beck, Sarah Britto, and Arlene Andrews

in In the Shadow of Death: Restorative Justice and Death Row Families

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195179415
eISBN:
9780199893799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179415.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter explores the role of the community in restorative justice. It provides multiple examples of ways in which community-based organizations and systems have failed offenders and their family ... More


The Decision to Substantiate Allegations of Child Maltreatment

Sarah A. Font, Kathryn Maguire-Jack, and Rebecca Dillard

in Decision-Making and Judgment in Child Welfare and Protection: Theory, Research, and Practice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190059538
eISBN:
9780190059569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190059538.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

In the United States, the Child Protective Services system is responsible for investigating and responding to allegations of child abuse and neglect. At the conclusion of an investigation, ... More


A State of Perpetual Outrage: New Jersey

Radha Jagannathan and Michael J. Camasso

in Protecting Children in the Age of Outrage: A New Perspective on Child Protective Services Reform

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195176964
eISBN:
9780199332366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176964.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter investigates the role that social outrage has played reform in New Jersey. It also evaluates the effect of legal accountability through court orders and consent decrees nationally. The ... More


Protecting Children in the Age of Outrage: A New Perspective on Child Protective Services Reform

Radha Jagannathan and Michael J. Camasso

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195176964
eISBN:
9780199332366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176964.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book proposes what, to many professionals in the child welfare field, will appear a radically different explanation for society's decisions to protect children from harm and for the significant ... More


Agency Operations in an Outrage Era

Radha Jagannathan and Michael J. Camasso

in Protecting Children in the Age of Outrage: A New Perspective on Child Protective Services Reform

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195176964
eISBN:
9780199332366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176964.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter investigates the resources that have long been employed to measure levels and rates of child abuse and neglect. It addresses workforce issues, particularly worker caseloads, ... More


Child Welfare Reform as Anger Management

Radha Jagannathan and Michael J. Camasso

in Protecting Children in the Age of Outrage: A New Perspective on Child Protective Services Reform

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195176964
eISBN:
9780199332366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176964.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter introduces the critical role played by outrage in child protective services (CPS) decision making. It discusses the rational and emotional components of decision making, which are ... More


An Outrage Management Strategy for Child Protective Services

Radha Jagannathan and Michael J. Camasso

in Protecting Children in the Age of Outrage: A New Perspective on Child Protective Services Reform

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195176964
eISBN:
9780199332366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176964.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter considers the implications of the analyses for state child protective services (CPS) agency design and child welfare reform in general. It also connects the results to a management model ... More


The Birthing Program in Washington State

Tabitha Hall and Christy Hall

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

As a prison doula, a birth attendant for incarcerated women, the author of this chapter has learned that incarcerated women love their children as much as any other mother. One of the recurring ... More


Child Protective Services Decision Outcomes and the Role of Outragean Empirical Test

Radha Jagannathan and Michael J. Camasso

in Protecting Children in the Age of Outrage: A New Perspective on Child Protective Services Reform

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195176964
eISBN:
9780199332366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176964.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter places a model component to an empirical test using a national data set, allowing the exploration of the relative impacts of outrage, child protective services (CPS) agency inputs, and ... More


Societal Factors Affecting Child Welfare: poverty, income support, and race

Radha Jagannathan and Michael J. Camasso

in Protecting Children in the Age of Outrage: A New Perspective on Child Protective Services Reform

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195176964
eISBN:
9780199332366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176964.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter explains the extraagency forces that have been employed to measure poor child protective services (CPS) agency performance. It concentrates on poverty, racism, and welfare reform. Data ... More


The Risky Business of Risk Assessment

Radha Jagannathan and Michael J. Camasso

in Protecting Children in the Age of Outrage: A New Perspective on Child Protective Services Reform

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195176964
eISBN:
9780199332366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176964.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter looks at the normative and technological bases of risk assessment strategies that have motivated “decisions to protect” in child welfare agencies. It deals with the poor performance ... More


Understanding the Mental Health Problems of Children and Adolescents: A Guide for Social Workers

Kirstin Painter and Maria Scannapieco

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190927844
eISBN:
9780197554548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927844.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Understanding Mental Health Problems of Children and Adolescents: A Guide for Social Workers provides a practical guide for social workers on promoting positive mental health in youth from a system ... More


Managing Contradictions

Carla J. Barrett

in Courting Kids: Inside an Experimental Youth Court

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709467
eISBN:
9780814760048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709467.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter highlights how the Manhattan Youth Part managed the most basic tension at work in the practice of trying youths as adults—that, regardless of their statutorily designated “adult” status, ... More


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