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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Culp, Anne McDonald.
Child and Family Advocacy : Bridging the Gaps Between Research, Practice, and Policy.
Dordrecht : Springer, ©2013
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Anne McDonald Culp
|Notes:||Outcomes of our Advocacy Efforts.|
|Description:||1 online resource (307 pages).|
|Contents:||Disclaimer; Editorial Board; Preface; Advocacy as an Ethical Responsibility; Description of the Book; Definition of Child Advocacy; Organization of the Book; References; Acknowledgements; Contents; Contributors; Part I:Introduction; Chapter 1: The Wellbeing of Children in the United States: Evidence for a Call for Action; Risk Factors for Children, Youth, and Families in the United States; Poverty; Physical Health; Social and Emotional Health; Educational Achievement; Child Abuse and Neglect; Conclusions and a "Call to Action"; References. Chapter 2: Advocating for Children, Youth, and Families in the Policymaking ProcessDefining the Problem; Garnering Research Relevant to Solving the Problem; Setting Advocacy Goals; Bringing Research to Bear on Policymaking; References; Part II:Selected Child Issues in Need of Advocacy Effort; Chapter 3: Promoting Children's Mental Health: The Importance of Collaboration and Public Understanding; What We Know About Child Mental Health; Defining Child Mental Health; Addressing the Impediments to Effective Advocacy; The Importance of Collaboration: The Example Within Psychology. The Goal: Expanding Collaboration and Convening a SummitKey Considerations for the Summit; Action Steps: Designing the Summit; Activities at the Summit; Outcomes of the Summit; Next Steps and Looking Forward; The Range of Advocacy Efforts for Child Mental Health; References; Chapter 4: Health Reform: A Bridge to Health Equity; Disparities in Health Status and Health Care Among Vulnerable Populations; Solutions to Health Care Disparities; Elevating Health Equity Across Government Agencies; Instituting a More Robust Data Collection and Reporting System. Enhancing Behavioral Health Disparities ResearchPrevention, Early Intervention, and Promotion of Wellness to Address Health Disparities; Integrated Care and Quality Improvement to Reduce Health Disparities; Increasing the Cultural and Linguistic Competence 2 of Health Professionals; Goals of the Advocacy Effort; Advocacy Action Steps; Outcome and Next Steps; References; Chapter 5: Child Maltreatment Prevention; Nature and Scope of the Problem; Definitions of Child Maltreatment; Incidence and Prevalence of Child Maltreatment; The Financial Costs of Child Maltreatment. Solutions to the Problem of Child MaltreatmentPublic Awareness Campaigns; Parent Education and Support Programs; Home Visiting Programs; Community Prevention Strategies; Goals of the Advocacy Effort; Advocacy Action Steps; Disseminating Information; Securing Funding; Collaboration; Outcome and Next Steps; References; Chapter 6: Strategies for Ending Homelessness Among Children and Families; Defining Child and Family Homelessness; Solutions to Child and Family Homelessness; Goals of the Advocacy Effort; Advocacy Action Steps; Federal Activities; State Activities.|
|Series Title:||Issues in clinical child psychology.|