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Working With High-Risk Children and Families in Their Own Homes: An Integrative Approach to the Treatment of Vulnerable Children

Jean A. Adnopoz

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/9780195159226.003.0024
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

The family has long been recognized as the most effective, long-term institution for raising children. Adequately functioning families socialize children, transmit intergenerational values and ... More


Child Welfare Research: The Effectiveness of Casework

Duncan Lindsey

in The Welfare of Children

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195136715
eISBN:
9780199894079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136715.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Social Policy

This chapter examines research on the effectiveness of casework: the main approach used by child welfare social workers to serve their clients. Topics discussed include the modern caseworker, ... More


How Do We Know What Works? The Quality of Published Reviews of Evidence-Based Practices

Julia H. Littell

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/9780195304961.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

This chapter discusses the development and dissemination of information on the efficacy and effectiveness of one of the most prominent evidence-based practices for youth and families — multisystemic ... More


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