Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 December 2019

440 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190059576

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Child and Family Practice

A Relational Perspective

Second Edition

Shelley Cohen Konrad

  • Illustrations of applied theories and approaches present a comprehensive, evidence-based approach to child-centred practice relevant to a range of practitioners and settings
  • A broad spectrum of critical theories for understanding problems of childhood and methods to promote and sustain resilience are written in a clear, accessible style
  • Text boxes summarize core concepts and research findings

New to this Edition:

  • Expanded discussion on the implications of race and discrimination on children and youth (Chapter 8)
  • New material on human trafficking (Chapter 12), addiction, especially its impact on children and families (Chapter 3, Chapter 8), and social media and its impact on children and adolescents (Chapter 8, Chapter 12)
  • New sections on trauma-informed practice and its supporting evidence. Particular attention is paid to race, esp. African American children (Chapter 2; Chapter 12)
  • Updated research on autism and new material on the diagnosis of Asperger syndrome and evaluating on the autism spectrum (Chapter 9)
  • Updated material to reflect the changes in attitude toward immigrants and refugees; historical/intergenerational trauma; update on Center for Grieving Children (Chapter 13)

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