African American Children and Families in Child Welfare

African American Children and Families in Child Welfare

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This text proposes corrective action to improve the institutional care of African American children and their families, calling attention to the specific needs of this population and the historical, social, and political factors that have shaped its experience within the child welfare system. The authors critique policy and research and suggest culturally targeted program and policy responses for more positive outcomes.When resources are limited, how do administrators decide which services to emphasize on behalf of children and families? ... for points of consideration that can and should be used in making hard decisions or choices relative to service priorities. 3. ... Chicago: Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago. ... Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, ... Social Work Research and Abstracts 19 (4): 13a€“20.

Title:African American Children and Families in Child Welfare
Author:Ramona Denby, Carla M. Curtis
Publisher:Columbia University Press - 2013-10-22


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