This volume provides a clear and concise overview of the mental, emotional, physical and social conditions of children in the United States, and the current social concerns which threaten their well-being. Traditional child welfare topics such as foster care, adoption, abuse and neglect are examined along with newer problems such as HIV and the increasing number of one-parent families living in poverty. The need for additional emphasis on proactive child welfare programmes and primary prevention is stressed throughout ...

Critical Issues in Child Welfare 1994, Sage Publications (CA), Thousand Oaks

ISBN-13: 9780803945050

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Critical Issues in Child Welfare 1994, Sage Publications, Inc, Thousand Oaks

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