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Kinship care : increasing child well-being through practice, policy, and research

Author: Ramona W Denby
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer Publishing Company, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Kinship care is one of the most prevalent forms of placement used for maltreated children and youths. This book is the first to provide a systematic andtheory-informed approach to preparing caregivers and practitioners for the vital role they play in the lives of abused and neglected children. Child welfare students and practitioners will learn evidence-based practice and policy strategies that foster attachment,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ramona W Denby
ISBN: 9780826125323 0826125328
OCLC Number: 920454341
Description: xxiii, 288 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Theoretical perspectives on relationship building, belongingness, and connection --
Historical factors influencing placement of children with kin --
Kinship policy analysis --
Defining kinship care : caregivers and the children in their care --
Safety for children in kinship care --
Increasing the well-being of children in kinship care --
Permanence for children in kinship care : more than a legal or federal classification --
Macro-level change and kinship care research --
The role of workforce development in increasing the well-being of children in kinship care --
Appendix A. : Federal timeline : most salient legislation influencing kinship care policy --
Appendix B. : who are the children in kinship care, who cares for them, and what are their experiences?
Responsibility: Ramona W. Denby. PhD, MSW, LSW, ACSW.

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Provides a systematic and theory-informed approach to preparing caregivers for the vital role they play in the lives of abused and neglected children. It presents a relationship-building approach  Read more...

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