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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


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


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


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


Child Development and Child Welfare

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/9780195114539.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter begins with a discussion of the vulnerability of children and the lack of protection given to them during the first few years. It then describes the development of child welfare policies ... More


Understanding Children and Families Served by the Child Welfare System

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/9780195114539.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter reviews the case records of 100 randomly selected infants who were placed in foster care in the first year of their lives to learn about the family situations that typify the cases of ... More


Social Policy Review 21: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2009

Kirstein Rummery, Ian Greener, and Chris Holden (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423733
eISBN:
9781447303480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423733.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This series provides all those interested in welfare issues with critical analyses of progress and change in areas of major interest during the past year. This year the book takes the opportunity of ... More


In the best interest of the child? Contradictions and tensions in social work

Reidun Follesø and Kate Mevik

in Social work and child welfare politics: Through Nordic lenses

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424068
eISBN:
9781447303534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424068.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter critically explores three recent trends within the Norwegian Child Welfare Services: the movement towards knowledge-based services; the focus on family in the services; and the ... More


The New Deal, Family Security, and the Emergence of a Public Child Welfare System

Catherine E. Rymph

in Raising Government Children: A History of Foster Care and the American Welfare State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635644
eISBN:
9781469635651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635644.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter addresses the significance of the New Deal to the development of publicly funded foster care and its relationship to the nascent welfare state. The chapter includes many first-hand ... More


Police–Mental Health Collaboration on Behalf of Children Exposed to Violence: The Child Development–Community Policing Program Model

Steven Marans and Miriam Berkman

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/9780195159226.003.0027
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

The Child Development-Community Policing program (CDCP) is an innovative collaboration between police and child mental health professionals that aims to co-ordinate clinical approaches to ... More


Contemporary fathering: Theory, policy and practice

Brid Featherstone

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349880
eISBN:
9781447301974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349880.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Since 1997, child-welfare services have been faced with new demands to engage fathers or develop father-inclusive services. This book emerges from work by the author as a researcher and educator over ... More


Introduction

Catherine E. Rymph

in Raising Government Children: A History of Foster Care and the American Welfare State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635644
eISBN:
9781469635651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635644.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The introduction describes aspects of the state of foster care today, noting that child welfare professionals in the early twentieth century had been optimistic that they could create a much better ... More


Professional boundary crossing and interprofessional knowledge development

Ilse Julkunen and Elisabeth Willumsen

in Social and Caring Professions in European Welfare States: Policies, Services and Professional Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327196
eISBN:
9781447327202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327196.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The chapter points at the growing need for different welfare professions to collaborate and coordinate their services in order to respond to service users’ complex needs. To solve complex cases ... More


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