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Exploring Child Welfare : A Practice Perspective (Paperback) (Cynthia Crosson-Tower)
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An engaging, comprehensive overview of services for children and their families.
This practical, engaging, and informative book provides a comprehensive look at child welfare services and what can be done to best help children and families in today’s society. The new 7th Edition looks through the lens of trauma-informed care, stressing the importance of ensuring that children experience no further trauma while services are being explored. The text emphasizes the practice perspective and features numerous case examples that allow students to get a real-life look at the population they will be serving. References to applicable social work competencies appear throughout the book to help guide readers in learning how the competencies apply to practice situations. The new edition also features a new chapter on trauma-sensitive education and a new chapter on juvenile court services. In the new Enhanced Pearson eText version of the title, links to embedded videos further enhance students’ understanding of pertinent points and services, quiz questions at the end of each section help students gauge what they have learned, and essay questions at the end of each chapter challenge students to apply their learning.
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