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Family Engagement in SchoolsStrategies for School Social Workers and Educators

Family Engagement in Schools: Strategies for School Social Workers and Educators

Nancy Chavkin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190642129
eISBN:
9780190642150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190642129.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

Family Engagement with Schools: Strategies for School Social Workers and Educators provides evidence-based strategies for school social workers and educators to engage families in their children’s ... More

Fostering AccountabilityUsing Evidence to Guide and Improve Child Welfare Policy

Fostering Accountability: Using Evidence to Guide and Improve Child Welfare Policy

Mark F. Testa and John Poertner

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195321302
eISBN:
9780199777457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321302.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

Fostering Accountability presents a model of child welfare decision-making that holds public officials answerable for the integrity and validity of the actions they take on behalf of the ... More

Helping Children of Rural, Methamphetamine-Involved FamiliesThe Case of Rural Illinois

Helping Children of Rural, Methamphetamine-Involved Families: The Case of Rural Illinois

Wendy Haight, Teresa Ostler, James Black, and Linda Kingery

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195326055
eISBN:
9780199864461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326055.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

In the late 20th and early 21st century United States, the production and misuse of methamphetamine was a growing and urgent public health, criminal justice, and child welfare problem affecting whole ... More

Risk, Resilience, and Positive Youth DevelopmentDeveloping Effective Community Programs for At-Risk Youth: Lessons from the Denver Bridge Project

Risk, Resilience, and Positive Youth Development: Developing Effective Community Programs for At-Risk Youth: Lessons from the Denver Bridge Project

Jeffrey M. Jenson, Catherine F. Alter, Nicole Nicotera, Elizabeth K. Anthony, and Shandra S. Forrest-Bank

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199755882
eISBN:
9780199979509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755882.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

This book describes an approach to developing and testing effective community-based programs for at-risk children and youth. Elements of risk and resilience, positive youth development, and ... More

Taking ChargeA School-Based Life Skills Program for Adolescent Mothers

Taking Charge: A School-Based Life Skills Program for Adolescent Mothers

Mary Beth Harris and Cynthia Franklin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195172942
eISBN:
9780199893249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172942.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Children and Families

Taking Charge is the first empirically tested program of its kind, designed specifically to improve academic achievement and self-sufficiency for adolescent and teenage mothers, who face ... More

Youth-Led Community OrganizingTheory and Action

Youth-Led Community Organizing: Theory and Action

Melvin Delgado and Lee Staples

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195182767
eISBN:
9780199865192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182767.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Children and Families

Youth-led organizing, a burgeoning movement that empowers young people while simultaneously enabling them to make substantive contributions to their communities, is increasingly receiving attention ... More

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