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Kin as a Family and Child Welfare Resource: The Child Welfare Worker’s Perspective

Jill Duerr Berrick, Barbara Needell, and Richard P. Barth

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/9780195109405.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses a survey of child care workers in California to determine their views regarding kinship care. The survey asked specific questions about the differences between working with kin ... More


Paradigm Shift: Training Staff to Provide Services to the Kinship Triad

Sondra M. Jackson

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/9780195109405.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter focuses on the training needs of social workers involved in kinship care programs. Child welfare trainers have realized that the traditional foster care training is unable to meet the ... More


Signs of Safety and the Child Protection Movement

John Wheeler and Viv Hogg

in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy: A Handbook of Evidence-Based Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195385724
eISBN:
9780199914586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385724.003.0081
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT) can help child protection workers elicit detailed descriptions of events, balance what is working well in families against what isn't, establish cooperation ... More


Public Child Welfare Practice

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/9780195114539.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter focuses on the practice of child welfare workers. Topics covered include their assessment of the risk of child abuse and neglect, permanency planning, fast-adopt programs, intensive ... 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


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


Models for Assessing Child Sexual Abuse

Kathleen Coulborn Faller

in Interviewing Children about Sexual Abuse: Controversies and Best Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195311778
eISBN:
9780199865055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311778.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Professionals must decide which people, who may inform the likelihood of sexual abuse, to see, and in what configurations when assessing for sexual abuse. Professionals must also be able to provide a ... More


Right Against Economic Exploitation—Child Labour

Asha Bajpai

in Child Rights in India: Law, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195670820
eISBN:
9780199082117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670820.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter describes the rights against child labour. Any kind of work that places a child at risk is child labour. Poverty, parental illiteracy and ignorance, the tradition of making children ... More


Children’s participation as contested practice

Katrin Križ

in Protecting Children, Creating Citizens: Participatory Child Protection Practice in Norway and the United States

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447355885
eISBN:
9781447355922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355885.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses how children's participation in child protection remains a contested practice. The term 'contested practice' here refers to a set of social practices related to children's ... More


Participation triggers

Katrin Križ

in Protecting Children, Creating Citizens: Participatory Child Protection Practice in Norway and the United States

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447355885
eISBN:
9781447355922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355885.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter assesses the case conditions that lead a child protection caseworker to take children's statements, opinions, and wishes seriously. The study participants from both Norway and the United ... More


Child domestic labour: a global concern

Blagbrough Jonathan

in Child slavery now: A contemporary reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426109
eISBN:
9781447301714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426109.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter deals with child domestic labour, focusing on detailed evidence from such countries as Peru, Togo, Tanzania, and the Philippines. Many employers of child domestic workers are cruel or ... More


Are female part-time workers dualised in South Korea? Institutional structures and employment conditions of South Korean female part-time jobs

Min Young Song and Sophia Seung-yoon Lee

in Dualisation of Part-Time Work: The Development of Labour Market Insiders and Outsiders

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447348603
eISBN:
9781447348658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348603.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The Korean government has encouraged married women to take a part-time job since the 2010s. Under the strong influence of the labour market flexibility policy, however, most part-time jobs have been ... More


Mother-Employers: Blanket Accountability at Home and at Work

Cameron Lynne Macdonald

in Shadow Mothers: Nannies, Au Pairs, and the Micropolitics of Mothering

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222328
eISBN:
9780520947818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222328.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines the contradictory forces shaping the lives of working mothers or employers of nannies. The findings suggest that working mothers experience what is called blanket accountability ... More


Child domestic labour: fostering in transition?

Evelyn Omoike

in Child slavery now: A contemporary reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426109
eISBN:
9781447301714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426109.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines one aspect of child trafficking: fostering. It considers the practice of fostering in the West African context, and the extent to which fostering overlaps with the phenomenon of ... More


Change and co-construction

Carolus van Nijnatten

in Children's agency, children's welfare: A dialogical approach to child development, policy and practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424891
eISBN:
9781447301837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424891.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter describes the restorative actions of child welfare, mainly at the level of interaction between children, welfare professionals and families. A discussion about the potential of ... More


Wage Employment in Africa

Christopher Cramer, John Sender, and Arkebe Oqubay

in African Economic Development: Evidence, Theory, Policy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198832331
eISBN:
9780191870972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832331.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Most economists think there is little wage employment in Africa and doubt the potential for faster growth of paid employment. They favour supply-side measures encouraging self-employment. The ... More


Child slavery in South and South East Asia

Cecilia Flores Oebanda

in Child slavery now: A contemporary reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426109
eISBN:
9781447301714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426109.003.0019
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses child slavery in South Asia and South East Asia, focusing on the Philippines. It examines structural factors driving the existence of child slavery, and shows that child ... More


Of Families or Individuals?: Southern Child Workers and the Progressive Crusade for Child Labor Regulation, 1899–1920

Gwendoline Alphonso

in Children and Youth During the Gilded Age and Progressive Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479894147
eISBN:
9781479804078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479894147.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the rhetoric of reform and opposition to reform as well as the “lived experience” of children by focusing on congressional testimony and policy debates over the issue of child ... More


The service context

Nicky Stanley, Bridget Penhale, Denise Riordan, Rosaline S. Barbour, and Sue Holden

in Child protection and mental health services: Interprofessional responses to the needs of mothers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344274
eISBN:
9781447301707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344274.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines the service configurations of the main agencies delivering services to mothers with mental health needs and their children and discusses recent organizational developments in ... More


The Politics of Children's Services Reform: Re-examining Two Decades of Policy Change

Carl Purcell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447348764
eISBN:
9781447348818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348764.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Comparative research has identified two broad types of child welfare system. In child protection systems the principal remit of welfare agencies is to identify and respond to actual or potential ... More


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