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Evaluating family support : thinking internationally, thinking critically

Author: Ilan Katz; John Pinkerton
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, England : J. Wiley, ©2003.
Series: Wiley series in child protection and policy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Family Support' is a term which is widely used by all those involved in child welfare and it is agreed that measuring the outcomes of service delivery is crucial to improved planning, resourcing and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Études transculturelles
Cas, Études de
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Evaluating family support.
Chichester, West Sussex, England : J. Wiley, ©2003
(OCoLC)606950474
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ilan Katz; John Pinkerton
ISBN: 0471497231 9780471497233
OCLC Number: 50803431
Description: xviii, 345 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: PART I. THE NEED FOR INTERNATIONAL COMPARISON --
Perspective Through International Comparison in the Evaluation of Family Support / John Pinkerton and Ilan Katz --
PART II. UNDERPINNING ISSUES --
Political and Technical Issues Facing Evaluators of Family Support / Jane Tunstill --
Social Exclusion, Family Support and Evaluation / Corinne Wattam, et al. --
The Value of Resilience as a Key Concept in Evaluating Family Support / Robbie Gilligan --
Issues in Evaluating Family Support Services: An American Perspective / Peter Pecora --
Comparative Research as a method evaluating family support / Rachael Hetherington --
PART III. 'CASE STUDIES' FROM AROUND THE WORLD --
National Policy Making and the Need to Evaluate Family Support in the Republic of Ireland / Catherine Hazlett --
A Culturally Relevant Model for Evaluating Family Services in Hong Kong / Monit Cheung --
Lessons from the Evaluation of Family Support in New Zealand / Jackie Sanders and Robyn Munford --
An Evaluation of Family-Support Services Provided by the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children in the United Kingdom / Ruth Gardner --
Empowering Parents: A Two-Generation Intervention in a Community Context in Northern Ireland / Nuala Quiery, et al. --
The Indicators Study: An Cross Site Implementation Evaluation of the Community Partnerships for Protecting Children Initiative in America / Stephen Budde --
Policy Roots and Practice Growth: Evaluating Family Support on the West Coast of Ireland / John Canavan and Pat Dolan --
The Resourceful Adolescent Project: A Universal Approach to Preventing Adolescent Depression Through Promoting Resilience and Family Well Being in Australia / Ian Schochet and David Ham --
Evaluation of the Contact Family Service in Sweden / Gunvor Anderson --
PART IV. TOWARDS AN INTERNATIONAL AGENDA --
International Convergence, and Divergence: Towards an Open System Model in the Evaluation of Family Support / Ilan Katz and John Pinkerton.
Series Title: Wiley series in child protection and policy.
Responsibility: edited by Ilan Katz, John Pinkerton.
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"...of value for policy makers and administrators responsible for service and support of families." (Int Jnl Adolescent Med Health, Vol.15, No.4, 2003) "...a worthwhile collection of papers." Read more...

 
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