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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


Caregiver Depression, Mental Health Service Use, and Child Outcomes

Barbara J. Burns, Sarah A. Mustillo, Elizabeth M.Z. Farmer, David J. Kolko, Julie McCrae, Anne M. Libby, and Mary Bruce Webb

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

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398465
eISBN:
9780199863426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398465.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This chapter analyzes the mental health care needs and service use for caregivers involved with the child welfare system, who experience symptoms of depression warranting a psychiatric diagnosis. ... More


Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Initial Child Welfare Experience: Exploring Areas of Convergence and Divergence

Robert M. Ortega, Andrew Grogan-Kaylor, Mary Ruffolo, Jenell Clarke, and Rebecca Karb

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

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398465
eISBN:
9780199863426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398465.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This chapter considers the issue of racial disparities in child services. Although much attention has been given to racial and ethnic differences in child welfare service receipt, the chapter looks ... More


Exits From Out-of-Home Care and Continuity of Mental Health Service Use

John Landsverk, Michael S. Hurlburt, Laurel Leslie, Jennifer Rolls, and Jinjin Zhang

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

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398465
eISBN:
9780199863426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398465.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This chapter shows a high level of continuity in mental health care use over the 36-month NSCAW study period. The pattern of continuity is robust across methods, which confers additional confidence ... More


Organizational Climate and Service Outcomes in Child Welfare Systems

Charles Glisson

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

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398465
eISBN:
9780199863426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398465.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This chapter discusses methods to link experiences caseworkers report in their work groups to observable outcomes in the children whose care they manage. It uses multiple-level and longitudinal ... More


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


Kinship Care as a Child Welfare Service: Emerging Policy Issues and Trends

James P. Gleeson

in Kinship Foster Care: Policy, Practice, and Research

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195109405
eISBN:
9780199865789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109405.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines kinship care policy development in Illinois. The policy issues and trends that shaped the use of kinship care as a child welfare service are presented. Future trends that will ... More


Residential Care in Korea: Past, Present, and Future

bong Joo LEE

in Residential Care of Children: Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195309188
eISBN:
9780199863907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309188.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines how residential care is defined and how it has evolved over time in Korea. It discusses major sociodemographic, ideological, and cultural factors that have contributed to the ... More


Residential Programs for Children and Young People: Their Current Status and Use in Australia

FRANK AINSWORTH and PATRICIA HANSEN

in Residential Care of Children: Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195309188
eISBN:
9780199863907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309188.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses residential care for children and young people in Australia. It provides the statistical data on the status and usage, within the child welfare system, of residential programs ... More


Residential Care in South Africa: Changing the Perspective from Social Welfare to Social Development

BRIAN STOUT

in Residential Care of Children: Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195309188
eISBN:
9780199863907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309188.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Residential care for children in South Africa is one of the aspects of social policy that has been significantly affected by the two most prominent aspects of the country's recent history: the ... 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


Residential Care in the United States of America: Past, Present, and Future

MARK E. COURTNEY and DARCY HUGHES-HEURING

in Residential Care of Children: Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195309188
eISBN:
9780199863907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309188.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines the history of U.S. residential care in an attempt to understand the factors that have influenced its development. It describes recent trends in and the current state of ... More


Researching Family Support and Children’s Services Planning in Northern Ireland

John Pinkerton

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/9780195314083.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter explores a critical juncture in the development of child welfare in Northern Ireland and considers the impact of a three-part regional research project on family support. The Northern ... 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


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


Children and Youth in Institutional Care in Brazil: Historical Perspectives and Current Overview

IRENE RIZZINI and IRMA RIZZINI

in Residential Care of Children: Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195309188
eISBN:
9780199863907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309188.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses the institutionalization of children and adolescents in Brazil and places current debates about institutional care in a historical context. Topics covered include children in ... More


Research-Based Practice Tools to Improve Child Welfare Services in England: Using the Going Home? Practice Tool to Support the Effective Reunification of Families

Nick Axford, Vashti Berry, Roger Bullock, Michael Little, Jill Madge, Louise Morpeth, and Kevin Mount

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/9780195314083.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

The Going Home? practice tool was developed to help professionals responsible for looking after children who have been separated from their families to manage the children's care careers more ... More


Reconceptualizing the Child Welfare System for Very Young Children

Jill Duerr Berrick, Barbara Needell, Richard P. Barth, and Melissa Jonson-Reid

in The Tender Years: Toward Developmentally Sensitive Child Welfare Services for Very Young Children

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195114539
eISBN:
9780199865819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195114539.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses the child welfare services system. Topics covered include the basic goals of child welfare; ways social workers make important decisions affecting the lives of young children ... More


Pathways to Reforming Children’s Mental Health Service Systems: Public and Personal

Judith C. Meyers

in Handbook of Community-Based Clinical Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195159226
eISBN:
9780199893843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159226.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

This chapter weaves together reflections on two journeys, one quite public and the other more private. The public journey is the evolution of services for children with serious mental health problems ... More


Child Welfare Research: An Introduction

Duncan Lindsey, Aron Shlonsky, and Alan McLuckie

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/9780195304961.003.0024
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of developments in child welfare research over the past half-century. It then presents an overview of the six parts of the book: (1) child welfare ... More


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