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Interventions With Children And Youth In Canada

Author : Maureen Cech
ISBN : 0195430247
Genre : Social Science
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Interventions with Children and Youth in Canada provides an introduction to the structural and strengths-based approach to working with at-risk children and youth. Weaving discussions of class, cultural analysis, and Aboriginal issues throughout, the text helps students develop the skills required to practice effective helping relationships. Interdisciplinary in scope, the text integrates information from Canadian medical, psychological, sociological, and educational sources, reflecting the way social workers and child and youth care workers practice their craft. The comprehensive exploration of both the theory and practical application of working with children and youth makes Interventions with Children and Youth in Canada a valuable tool for both practicing and aspiring social workers.

Children And Youth In Adoption Orphanages And Foster Care

Author : Lori Askeland
ISBN : 0313331839
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Written by experts in the field, this authoritative and accessible volume is the first comprehensive introductory history of adoption and foster care in the U.S. from the colonial period to the present, giving particular attention to the controversies surrounding interracial adoption and international adoption now.

Applying Behavior Analysis Procedures With Children And Youth

Author : Beth Sulzer-Azaroff
ISBN : STANFORD:36105031787489
Genre : Education
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Handbook Of Children And Youth Studies

Author : Johanna Wyn
ISBN : 9814451142
Genre : Social Science
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Challenging theoretical and conceptual orthodoxies, this book presents interdisciplinary thinking and critical perspectives on childhood and youth, to address the emerging consensus that boundaries between childhood, youth and adulthood are blurred.

Children Youth And Development

Author : Nicola Ansell
ISBN : 0415287693
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 74. 60 MB
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Children constitute a large part of the population of developing countries. This text considers issues such as education, child labour, street children, child soldiers, refugees, child slaves, and the impact of environmental change and hazards on children.

Handbook For Working With Children And Youth

Author : Michael Ungar
ISBN : 9781452214658
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 75. 19 MB
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The Handbook For Working With Children & Youth: Pathways To Resilience Across Cultures and Contexts examines lives lived well despite adversity. Calling upon some of the most progressive thinkers in the field, it presents a groundbreaking collection of original writing on the theories, methods of study, and interventions to promote resilience. Unlike other works that have left largely unquestioned their own culture-bound interpretations of the ways children and youth survive and thrive, this volume explores the multiple paths children follow to health and well-being in diverse national and international settings. It demonstrates the connection between social and political health resources and addresses the more immediate concerns of how those who care for children create the physical, emotional, and spiritual environments in which resilience is nurtured.

In The Best Interests Of Children And Youth

Author : Hans Grietens
ISBN : 9058674894
Genre : Education
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This book deals with the implementation and application of the "in the best interests of the child principle" in research and practice. With contributions by authors from nine different countries (United States, Belgium, France, Norway, The Netherlands, United Kingdom, Israel, Ireland, Canada) an international perspective is adopted. After the outline of the theme given in the introductory chapter, the first part illustrates the search for theory-driven and empirically-based models to deal with the complexity of parenting. In the second part illustrations about the implementation and application of the best interests principle in child and youth care practice are given. Part three is focusing on the organization of child and youth care systems according to the best interests principle.

With Children And Youth

Author : Kiaras Gharabaghi
ISBN : 9781554589678
Genre : Social Science
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With Children and Youth provides a snapshot of emerging theories and perspectives in the field of child and youth care across North America. Well-known scholars and researchers present new and innovative critical perspectives, written in a provocative manner and reflecting outside-the-box thinking. The book examines from scholarly and practical viewpoints the purpose of child and youth care practice, relational practice, post-modern approaches to thinking about theory and practice, and new and innovative thinking about the professionalization and accreditation of the discipline itself. Some chapters merge thinking about child and youth care with esoteric and literary prose; others use humour and satire as a way to represent both foundational and entirely new directions in the field. With Children and Youth provides no set conclusions or findings about the field; instead, it guides the reader to spaces of controversy, contention, and opportunities for innovation and change. Child and youth care practice and theory, it is argued, is based fundamentally on engagement across generations, cultures, and social positions, and this book exemplifies precisely that.

Working With Children And Youth With Complex Needs

Author : Michael Ungar
ISBN : 9781317626718
Genre : Psychology
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Working with Children and Youth with Complex Needs provides a detailed description of techniques and rich stories of how social workers, psychologists, counselors, and child and youth care workers can help young people become more resilient. With ample case studies and fascinating explanations of research, Dr. Ungar shows why we need to work just as hard changing the environments that surround children as we do changing children themselves. Building on lessons learned from clinical, community and residential settings, Dr. Ungar discusses 20 skills that can enhance the effectiveness of frontline mental health services. Along with descriptions of the skills necessary to talk with clients about the factors that put their mental health at risk, Working with Children and Youth with Complex Needs also presents systemic practices clinicians can use in their everyday work. Engaging with children’s extended family, addressing issues of community violence, racism and homophobia, and helping parents and teachers understand children’s maladaptive coping strategies as sometimes necessary are among the many practical strategies that are discussed which clinicians can use to enhance and sustain the therapeutic value of their work.

Children And Youth During The Civil War Era

Author : James Alan Marten
ISBN : 9780814763391
Genre : History
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The Civil War is a much plumbed area of scholarship, so much so that at times it seems there is no further work to be done in the field. However, the experience of children and youth during that tumultuous time remains a relatively unexplored facet of the conflict. Children and Youth During the Civil War Era seeks a deeper investigation into the historical record by giving voice and context to their struggles and victories during this critical period in American history. Prominent historians and rising scholars explore issues important to both the Civil War era and to the history of children and youth, including the experience of orphans, drummer boys, and young soldiers on the front lines, and even the impact of the war on the games children played in this collection. Each essay places the history of children and youth in the context of the sectional conflict, while in turn shedding new light on the sectional conflict by viewing it through the lens of children and youth.A much needed, multi-faceted historical account of the children's lives who were affected by the Civil War, Children and Youth During the Civil War Era touches on some of the most important historiographical issues with which historians of children and youth and of the Civil War home front have grappled over the last few years.

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