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Advocating for Children in Foster and Kinship Care
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presented by Mitchell Rosenwald, fl. 2007 and Beth N. Riley, fl. 2010 (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, originally published 2010), 272 page(s)
This book is the first to provide strategies for effective advocacy and placement within the foster care and kinship care systems. It also takes a rare look at the dynamics of the foster and kinship relationship, not just among children and the agency workers and service providers who intervene on their behalf, bu...
presented by Mitchell Rosenwald, fl. 2007 and Beth N. Riley, fl. 2010 (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, originally published 2010), 272 page(s)
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African American Children and Families in Child Welfare
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written by Ramona Denby Brinson, fl. 2013; presented by Carla M. Curtis (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, originally published 2013), 264 page(s)
This text proposes corrective action to improve the institutional care of African American children and their families, calling attention to the specific needs of this population and the historical, social, and political factors that have shaped its experience within the child welfare system. The authors critique...
written by Ramona Denby Brinson, fl. 2013; presented by Carla M. Curtis (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, originally published 2013), 264 page(s)
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Assessment and Intervention with Mothers and Partners Following Child Sexual Abuse: Empowering to Protect
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presented by Jenny Still, fl. 2016 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016, originally published 2016), 242 page(s)
Assessment and Intervention with Mothers and Partners Following Child Sexual Abuse provides valuable and readily accessible information on child sex offenders and explains how to successfully apply that information in everyday assessment and intervention practice.
presented by Jenny Still, fl. 2016 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016, originally published 2016), 242 page(s)
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Billy Says…You Should be Taken Care of
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written by Joanne Alper, fl. 2006, in Billy Says... Series, Book 2 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, originally published 2015), 19 page(s)
This series of six picture books guides children through a range of issues relating to fostering and adoption by focusing on the experiences of a five-year-old girl called Kirsty and her magic doll Billy. Billy talks to Kirsty, explains what is happening to her and explores Kirsty's feelings during her journey fro...
written by Joanne Alper, fl. 2006, in Billy Says... Series, Book 2 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, originally published 2015), 19 page(s)
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Billy Says…Foster Carers Can Help
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written by Joanne Alper, fl. 2006, in Billy Says... Series, Book 3 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, originally published 2015), 19 page(s)
This series of six picture books guides children through a range of issues relating to fostering and adoption by focusing on the experiences of a five-year-old girl called Kirsty and her magic doll Billy. Billy talks to Kirsty, explains what is happening to her and explores Kirsty's feelings during her journey fro...
written by Joanne Alper, fl. 2006, in Billy Says... Series, Book 3 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, originally published 2015), 19 page(s)
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Billy Says…What You Think Matters
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written by Joanne Alper, fl. 2006, in Billy Says... Series, Book 4 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, originally published 2015), 19 page(s)
This series of six picture books guides children through a range of issues relating to fostering and adoption by focusing on the experiences of a five-year-old girl called Kirsty and her magic doll Billy. Billy talks to Kirsty, explains what is happening to her and explores Kirsty's feelings during her journey fro...
written by Joanne Alper, fl. 2006, in Billy Says... Series, Book 4 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, originally published 2015), 19 page(s)
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Billy Says…Waiting Can be Hard
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written by Joanne Alper, fl. 2006, in Billy Says... Series, Book 5 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, originally published 2015), 19 page(s)
This series of six picture books guides children through a range of issues relating to fostering and adoption by focusing on the experiences of a five-year-old girl called Kirsty and her magic doll Billy. Billy talks to Kirsty, explains what is happening to her and explores Kirsty's feelings during her journey fro...
written by Joanne Alper, fl. 2006, in Billy Says... Series, Book 5 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, originally published 2015), 19 page(s)
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Billy Says…Living as a New Family takes Practice
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written by Joanne Alper, fl. 2006, in Billy Says... Series, Book 6 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, originally published 2015), 19 page(s)
This series of six picture books guides children through a range of issues relating to fostering and adoption by focusing on the experiences of a five-year-old girl called Kirsty and her magic doll Billy. Billy talks to Kirsty, explains what is happening to her and explores Kirsty's feelings during her journey fro...
written by Joanne Alper, fl. 2006, in Billy Says... Series, Book 6 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, originally published 2015), 19 page(s)
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Child Custody and Visitation Disputes in Sweden and the United States: A Study of Love, Justice and Knowledge
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presented by Diane M. Pranzo, fl. 2013 (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2013, originally published 2013), 192 page(s)
What are the social and cultural features that have the most impact on the interpretation of the legal standard, 'best interest of the child'? One method for answering this question is through a comparison of two societies, Sweden and the United States, both of which apply the same legal standard to similar contes...
presented by Diane M. Pranzo, fl. 2013 (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2013, originally published 2013), 192 page(s)
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Children, Social Science, and the Law
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edited by Bradley D. McAuliff, fl. 1995, Margaret Bull Kovera, fl. 1994 and Bette L. Bottoms, fl. 1993 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2002, originally published 2002), 512 page(s)
This study integrates social science research, social policy, and legal analysis related to children and the law. It provides the most cutting-edge information available on topics such as child abuse, children's eyewitness testimony, divorce and custody, juvenile crime, and children's rights. The volume is an impo...
edited by Bradley D. McAuliff, fl. 1995, Margaret Bull Kovera, fl. 1994 and Bette L. Bottoms, fl. 1993 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2002, originally published 2002), 512 page(s)
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