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Home Visiting: Essential Guidelines for Home Visits and Engaging With Families

Barbara Hanna Wasik and Gary L. Shaffer

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Preventing Dropout and Attendance Problems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370577
eISBN:
9780199893386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370577.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Home visiting has a long history in education, family and child welfare, and physical and mental health services. Home visits are critical in serving children and youth from birth to high school and ... More


On the Road Again

Frederick M. Barken

in Out of Practice: Fighting for Primary Care Medicine in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449765
eISBN:
9780801460609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449765.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter reflects on the importance of home visits as part of a primary care physician's job. It explains how a home visit used to be intimate and personal care by a physician for a patient, long ... More


Reducing Abuse And Neglect

John E. B. Myers

in Child Protection in America: Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195169355
eISBN:
9780199893348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169355.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

There is no magic wand to wave over child abuse; no quick fix to this tragic reality. Yet, progress is possible, and this chapter describes broad structural changes that will reduce child abuse and ... More


Intimate bureaucracy and home encounters

Rachel Humphris

in Home-Land: Romanian Roma, Domestic Spaces and the State

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781529201925
eISBN:
9781529201963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201925.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter looks specifically at ‘home encounters’ and how they became the dominant mode of interaction with the state for mothers identified as Romanian Roma. Encounters between subjects and ... More


The Lay of the Land

Muriel R. Gillick M.D.

in Old and Sick in America: The Journey through the Health Care System

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635248
eISBN:
9781469635255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635248.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People

Medical practices differ in size, ownership, reimbursement, and structure. While the multispecialty group practices comes closest to achieving the geriatric ideal, the various models are more similar ... More


Parenting

Frederick J. Morrison

in Improving Literacy in America: Guidelines from Research

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106459
eISBN:
9780300130256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106459.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter discusses the importance of parenting in the child's development and the impact of parenting practices in the development of children's literacy skills. It also discusses intervention ... More


Introduction: An Invitation to Care

Felicity Aulino

in Rituals of Care: Karmic Politics in an Aging Thailand

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739729
eISBN:
9781501739743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739729.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter provides an overview of care in Thailand. Thailand, this relatively small nation of sixty-six million people in mainland Southeast Asia, faces struggles similar to many ... More


Shifting faces of the state: austerity, post-welfare and frontline work

Rachel Humphris

in Home-Land: Romanian Roma, Domestic Spaces and the State

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781529201925
eISBN:
9781529201963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201925.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter presents the position of frontline workers in the UK welfare state who are tasked with caring for new migrant families. The chapter is underpinned by a theoretical discussion of the ... More


Nurse-Family Partnership

David Stoesz

in Building Better Social Programs: How Evidence Is Transforming Public Policy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190945572
eISBN:
9780190945602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945572.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

David Olds developed nurse home visiting as an intervention for poor, first-time mothers. As demonstrated by three randomized trials in Elmira, Memphis, and Denver, the Nurse-Family Partnership ... More


Intrusion

David Vincent

in I Hope I Don't Intrude: Privacy and its Dilemmas in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198725039
eISBN:
9780191792489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725039.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

The chapter examines the reaction to curiosity, the defence of the domestic archive against various forms of intrusion. It looks at the growth of domestic physical privacy, and challenges the notion ... More


A babysitter for a dollar: community development

Michal Krumer-Nevo

in Radical Hope: Poverty-Aware Practice for Social Work

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447354895
eISBN:
9781447354918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354895.003.0016
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The second chapter of Part Four of the book considers a case in which a fire broke out in the public housing apartment of a woman who had locked her children in when she left for work. Is this the ... More


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