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 Treatment of Minors

Mary Briody Mahowald

in Bioethics and Women: Across the Lifespan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195176179
eISBN:
9780199786558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195176170.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Cases illustrating variables relevant to decisions involving teenage pregnancy and motherhood, confidentiality, female genital surgery, and eating disorders are presented. For each topic, empirical ... More


Taking Charge: A School-Based Life Skills Program for Adolescent Mothers

Mary Beth Harris and Cynthia Franklin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195172942
eISBN:
9780199893249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172942.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Children and Families

Taking Charge is the first empirically tested program of its kind, designed specifically to improve academic achievement and self-sufficiency for adolescent and teenage mothers, who face ... More


Critical Life Domains for Adolescent Mothers

Mary Beth Harris and Cynthia Franklin

in Taking Charge: A School-Based Life Skills Program for Adolescent Mothers

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195172942
eISBN:
9780199893249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172942.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Children and Families

This chapter discusses the four critical life domains of education, personal relationships, parenting, and employment/career faced by adolescent mothers. These life domains are essential elements of ... More


Taking Charge: A Solution-Focused Intervention for Pregnant and Parenting Adolescents

Mary Beth Harris and Cynthia Franklin

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/9780195385724.003.0094
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter describes the solution-focused Taking Charge (TC) intervention, a school-based program designed to help adolescent mothers. Taking Charge is a multimodal, brief cognitive behavioral ... More


Young women, sexual behaviour and sexual decision making

Lesley Hoggart

in Growing up with risk

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347329
eISBN:
9781447302469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347329.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter considers the meanings currently attached to risk in the area of sexual health and young people. It begins by introducing the policy context for the current debate on young people and ... More


Who has borne the cost of Britain’s children in the 1990s?

Hugh Davies and Heather Joshi

in Child well-being, child poverty and child policy in modern nations (Revised 2nd Edition): What do we know?

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342539
eISBN:
9781447301738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342539.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter focuses on the cost of children in terms of adults' forgone income in Britain; in practice, this means the incomes of mothers. It outlines the method and assumptions of the study, ... More


Theories and Evidence Supporting Development of the Taking Charge Group Curriculum

Mary Beth Harris and Cynthia Franklin

in Taking Charge: A School-Based Life Skills Program for Adolescent Mothers

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195172942
eISBN:
9780199893249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172942.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Children and Families

This chapter explains the theoretical and empirical basis of the Taking Charge group curriculum, including its developmental and strengths-based, solution-focused frameworks, and the life skills ... More


Outcome Studies of the Taking Charge Group Intervention

Mary Beth Harris and Cynthia Franklin

in Taking Charge: A School-Based Life Skills Program for Adolescent Mothers

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195172942
eISBN:
9780199893249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172942.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Children and Families

The Taking Charge group curriculum was constructed with the best evidenced-based research available on adolescent motherhood. Outcome research on the Taking Charge group curriculum is ongoing. At the ... More


The wrong type of mother: moral panic and teenage parenting

Sally Brown

in Revisiting Moral Panics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447321859
eISBN:
9781447321880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447321859.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Whereas concerns in previous decades related to the unmarried status of the mother, it is now the age of the mother that is more likely to be highlighted. However, the moral overtones of the language ... More


The special problem of juveniles

Philip Bean

in Legalising drugs: Debates and dilemmas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423757
eISBN:
9781447302698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423757.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Data on juvenile offenders shows that almost all adult offenders are juvenile offenders, and almost all serious adult drug users are juvenile users. The groups of children most at risk of drug taking ... More


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