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Families as nurturing systems : support across the life span

Author: Donald G Unger; Douglas R Powell
Publisher: New York : Haworth Press, ©1991.
Series: Prevention in human services.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A work for practitioners, researchers and those concerned with future policies to promote the welfare of children and families. Contributors examine new and emerging directions in the design and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald G Unger; Douglas R Powell
ISBN: 1560240784 9781560240785
OCLC Number: 22389412
Notes: "Has also been published as Prevention in human services, volume 9, number 1, 1990"--Title page verso.
Description: xix, 251 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Families as nuturing systems: an introduction / Donald G. Unger, Douglas R. Powell --
Supporting and strengthening family functioning: toward a congruence between principles and practice / Carl J. Dunst, Carol M. Trivette, Rebekah B. Thompson --
Personal social networks as a focus of support / Moncrieff Cochran --
Family resource and support programs: changes and challenges in human services / Bernice Weissbourd --
Services for children with special needs: partnerships from the beginning between parents and practitioners / Eleanor Stokes Szanton --
A life-span perspective on care-giving / Richard C. Birkel --
Families, policy, and family support policies / Brian L. Wilcox, Janet E. O'Keeffe --
Early family intervention: focusing on the mother's adaptation-competence and quality of partnership / Christoph M. Heinicke --
The challenges of multiple roles: the interface between work and family when children are young / Angela Barron McBride --
The schools and family-oriented prevention / Sharon L. Kagan, Deborah M. Lonow --
Social network intervention in intensive family-based preventive services / James K. Whittaker, Elizabeth M. Tracey --
The black church and family support programs / Harriette McAdoo, Vanella Crawford --
Preventing adoption disruption / Richard P. Barth, Marianne Berry --
How fathers respond when their youth leave and return home / Robert A. Lewis, Stephen F. Duncan --
The oldest old: caregiving or social support? / Sally Bould.
Series Title: Prevention in human services.
Responsibility: Donald G. Unger, Douglas R. Powell, editors.
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