The Child Welfare Challenge: Policy, Practice, and Research
by Peter J. Pecora, James K. Whittaker, Anthony N. Maluccio, Richard P. Barth, Diane Depanfilis, Robert D. Plotnick
The volume emphasizes families and children whose primary recourse to services has been through publicly funded child welfare agencies. The book considers historical areas of service--foster care and adoptions, in-home family centered services, child-protective services, and residential services--where social work has an important role. Authors also address how child welfa...more
Hardcover, 447 pages
Published March 1st 2009 by Aldine
(first published January 1st 1992)
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