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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


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


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


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


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


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


Welfare rights and responsibilities: Contesting social citizenship

Peter Dwyer

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342041
eISBN:
9781447304234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342041.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The British government is currently committed to radical reform of the welfare system underpinning social citizenship in the country. Welfare rights and responsibilities are a response to this, ... More


Globalisation/welfare: what's the preposition? And, or, versus, with?

Herman M. Schwartz

in Social Policy Review 15: UK and international perspectives

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424709
eISBN:
9781447303428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424709.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter examines some of the common arguments and confusions about the welfare state and globalisation. It begins by making a case for looking broadly at social protection. It then shows how the ... 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


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


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


The state of social work

Ian Butler and Mark Drakeford

in Social work on trial: The Colwell Inquiry and the state of welfare

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428684
eISBN:
9781447303565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428684.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The ‘right to know’ was cited by Frederic Seebohm as a persistent example of a series of what he considered to be the social ills of his time. Seebohm's remarks are of interest not simply because ... More


Spatial considerations in multiagency and multidisciplinary work

Haynes Philip

in Partnership working: Policy and practice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342201
eISBN:
9781447302919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342201.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter considers the spatial location of public services and how spatial location difficulties can be amplified when multiagency policies and multidisciplinary teams are established. It ... More


Introduction

Martin Gorsky, John Mohan, and Tim Willis

in Mutualism and Health Care: Hospital Contributory Schemes in Twentieth-century Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065781
eISBN:
9781781701423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065781.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume, which is about the history of the British hospital contributory schemes in the twentieth century. This volume provides a revised ... More


‘It’s in the way that you use it’: biography as a tool in professional social work

Riitta Kyllönen

in Biographical methods and professional practice: An international perspective

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344939
eISBN:
9781447301554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344939.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter draws attention to the processes of emergent biographical co-construction and the way in which biographical categorisation can both enable and constrain supportive work with a socially ... More


Going private?

Mark Drakeford

in Modernising the welfare state: The Blair legacy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420404
eISBN:
9781447302834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420404.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Chapter One provided a comprehensive taxonomy of the ways in which the term ‘modernisation’ in the Blair years was deployed by the government and understood by those who sought to analyse it in ... More


The State, Parent and Child: (1) Before the Welfare State

Stephen Cretney

in Family Law in the Twentieth Century: A History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199280919
eISBN:
9780191713170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280919.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Legal History

Legislation seeking to protect vulnerable children goes back to the early nineteenth century, with measures aimed at those who abused ‘apprentices’ farmed out under the Poor Law. Then, magistrates ... More


Family experiences of care and protection services: the good, the bad and the hopeful

Brid Featherstone, Anna Gupta, Kate Morris, and Sue White

in Protecting Children: A Social Model

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447332732
eISBN:
9781447332787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332732.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter explores the experiences of families enmeshed in child welfare systems. Stories of pain, hurt, betrayal, and violence are told to professionals everyday. However, a key theme of this ... 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


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