From Child Abuse to Permanency Planning: Child Welfare Services Pathways and Placements, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

From Child Abuse to Permanency Planning

Child Welfare Services Pathways and Placements, 1st Edition

By Vicky Albert


312 pages

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Paperback: 9780202360867
pub: 1994-01-31
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This book addresses the factors that explain the child welfare service careers of children, and the goals of permanency planning to be met for children entering foster care after initial abuse. It focuses on common child placements along the child welfare path.

Table of Contents

Part I: Examining Child Abuse and Child Welfare Caseloads and Careers 1. Understanding Pathways to Permanency 2. Growth in Child Abuse Reports and Child Welfare Services Caseloads 3. From Child Abuse Report to Child Welfare Services Part II: Analyzing Foster Care Pathways 4. Rethinking and Researching Length of Stay in Foster Care 5. Reunification from Kinship and Nonkinship Foster Care 6. Factors Associated with Entrance to Group Care 7. Time to Adoption Part III: Child and Placement Characteristics 8. Specialized Foster Care: A Home for Children with Special Needs 9. Kinship Care: Rights and Responsibilities, Services and Standards: With Barbara Needell 10. Group Care for Children 11. Similarities and Differences in the Characteristics of Children in Out-of-Home Care Part IV: Implications 12. Trends and Recommendations for the Next Decade

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Modern Applications of Social Work Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General