Journals Higher Education



Published: 20 August 2018

320 Pages

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

ISBN: 9780190885342

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Child Welfare

An Integrative Perspective

Cathleen A. Lewandowski

  • Integrates child welfare policy, practice, and research
  • Addresses child welfare prevention, intervention, and treatment
  • Serves as a relevant resource for students, practitioners, and administrators
  • Provides interdisciplinary definitions of abuse and neglect; child welfare decision-making; best practices for physical and sexual abuse prevention; and the role of race, gender, class and religion in shaping child welfare
  • Describes how political and social factors contributed to the fragmentation of services leading to the child welfare service delivery system of today
  • Includes a thorough discussion of child protection, foster care, and adoption services

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