Treating Children in Out-of-Home Placements

1st Edition

Marvin Rosen

Routledge
Published July 7, 1999
Reference - 197 Pages
ISBN 9780789008930 - CAT# HW13381

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Summary

If you’re in the market for a detailed, pragmatic knowledge base for dealing with discipline, relationships with regulatory and funding agencies, and staff training, you’ll find all you need and more in Treating Children in Out-of-Home Placements. This unique and insightful volume gives you the information you need to successfully manage quality assessment and improvement in out-of-home placements, especially in a managed care environment.

Treating Children in Out-of-Home Placements reviews for you the field of residential treatment of adolescents in the child welfare system. With this crucial knowledge base, you’ll be equipped to face and surmount the challenges that accompany the provision of services to behaviorally disturbed youngsters. Some of the areas you’ll become fluent in are:
  • approaches to child welfare for children at risk
  • models of treatment
  • family counseling
  • diagnostic criteria for conduct and behavior disorders
  • psychotropic medication
  • training staff to become agents of change

    For over 150 years, we’ve seen the aftershocks of a problematic system for treating children placed in the custody of child welfare. Through treating Children in Out-of-Home Placements, you can understand the problems of implementing and administering such a program. You will want to open this book and place yourself and your staff members on the road to a more ideal plan of care for children placed in custody.

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