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Child and Family Advocacy : Bridging the Gaps Between Research, Practice, and Policy

Author: Anne McDonald Culp
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer, 2013.
Series: Issues in Clinical Child Psychology; SpringerLink : Bücher
Edition/Format:   Computer file : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This practical reference builds an ethical foundation that defines advocacy as a professional competency, and identifies skills that clinicians and researchers can use in advocating at the local,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anne McDonald Culp
ISBN: 9781461474555 1461474558 9781461474562 1461474566
OCLC Number: 874349040
Description: Online-Ressource (XIX, 303 p. 3 illus, digital)
Contents: Preface.- Section I - Introduction.- 1. The Well-Being of Children in the United States: Evidence for a Call for Action.- 2. Advocating For Children, Youth and Families in the Policy Making Process.- Section II - Selected Child Issues in Need of Advocacy Effort.- 3. Promoting Children's Mental Health: The Importance of Collaboration and Public Understanding.- 4. Health Reform: A Bridge to Health Equity.- 5. Child Maltreatment Prevention.- 6. Strategies for Ending Homelessness among Children and Families.- 7. Lessons Learned about the Impact of Disasters on Children and Families and Post-Disaster Recovery.- 8. Early Childhood Education and Care: Legislative and Advocacy Efforts.- 9. Education Reform Strategies for Student Self-Regulation and Community Engagement.- 10. Media Violence and Children: Applying Research to Advocacy.- 11. Changing Juvenile Justice Practice & Policy: Implementing Evidence-Based Practices in Louisiana.- 12. Advocacy for Child Welfare Reform.- 13. American Indian/Alaska Native Children and Families.- Section III. Illustrations of Advocacy Practices.- 14. A Multi-level Framework for Local Policy Development and Implementation.- 15. When Evidence and Values Collide: Preventing Sexually Transmitted Infections.- 16. Lessons from the Legislative History of Federal Special Education Law: A Vignette for Advocates.- 17. The Promise of Family Engagement: An Action Plan for System-level Policy and Advocacy.- Section IV. History of Division 37.- 18. The Evolving Legacy of the American Psychological Association's Division 37: Bridging Research, Practice, and Policy to Benefit Children and Families History of Society for Child and Family Policy & Practice.
Series Title: Issues in Clinical Child Psychology; SpringerLink : Bücher
Responsibility: edited by Anne McDonald Culp.

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