Reaching high-risk families : intensive family preservation in human services / edited by James K. Whittaker [and others].

The Homebuilders program, the subject of this volume, begun in 1974 in Tacoma, Washington, has been successfully replicated in a number of other states. Its name has become synonymous with the intensive family preservation services that have recently and rapidly emerged in the US. These services are...

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Other Authors: Whittaker, James K.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Aldine de Gruyter, ©1990.
Series:Modern applications of social work.
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Table of Contents:
  • Family preservation services and education for social work practice / James K. Whittaker and Elizabeth M. Tracy
  • Recognizing and realizing the potential of "family preservation" / Douglas Nelson
  • The homebuilders model / Jill Kinney et al.
  • Family-based services and public policy / Brenda G. McGowan
  • Theories guiding home-based intensive family preservation services / Richard P. Barth
  • Designing and managing family preservation services / Peter J. Pecora
  • Applying practice research methods in intensive family preservation services / Betty J. Blythe
  • Creating social change / Mark Fraser and Shirley Leavitt
  • Intensive family preservation services / J. David Hawkins and Richard F. Catalano.