Families at Risk: A Guide to Understand and Protect Children and Care Givers Involved in Out-Of-Home or Adoptive Care
by Jodee Kulp
"Families at Risk" is a guide to understanding & protecting children & care providers involved in out-of-home or adoptive care of children. Over 400 ... Show synopsis "Families at Risk" is a guide to understanding & protecting children & care providers involved in out-of-home or adoptive care of children. Over 400 pages guide readers initially through the reality of being a child in care & the complex issues involving professionals & families caring for these children. This book covers the role of families providing care, guidelines for these families & healthy ideas for stress management. Professionals gain insight into the day-to-day issues of families & how they can establish teams in working for the best interest of the child. A careful review of allegations, discipline & maltreatment helps all individuals involved in this complex & controversial issue. Families who provide care have been grateful this book was finally written. Social service agencies are preordering for all their social workers. "This book should be mandatory for anyone involved with children who have faced compounded losses or are in out-of-home care." Loaded with case studies, interviews & easy to follow graphics.