Balancing family-centered services and child well-being : exploring issues in policy, practice, theory, and research / Elaine Walton, Patricia Sandau-Beckler, Marc Mannes, editors.

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Other Authors: Walton, Elaine., Sandau-Beckler, Patricia., Mannes, Marc.
Format: Book
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2001.
Table of Contents:
  • Family-centered services: a typology, brief history, and overview of current program implementation and evaluation challenges / Peter J. Pecora, Kellie Reed-Ashcraft, and Raymond S. Kirk
  • Values and ethics for family-centered practice / John P. Ronnau
  • Cultural competency in providing family-centered services / Rowena Fong
  • A conceptual framework for family-centered services / Elaine Walton
  • Family-centered assessment and goal setting / Patricia Sandau-Beckler
  • Well-being and family-centered services: the value of the developmental assets framework / Marc Mannes
  • Interventions: hard and soft services / Elizabeth M. Tracy
  • Formal and informal kinship care: supporting the whole family / Gary R. Anderson
  • Family group conferencing: an "extended family" process to safeguard children and strengthen family well-being / Lisa Merkel-Holguin, with contributions from Kimberly Ribich
  • Targeting the right families for family-centered services: current dilemmas and future directions / Ramona W. Denby
  • Walking our talk in the neighborhoods: going beyond lip service in service delivery improvement / Kim Apple [and others]
  • Evaluation in a dynamic environment: assessing change when nothing is constant / Marianne Berry, Marian Bussey, and Scottye J. Cash
  • Multisystemic therapy: theory, research, and practice / Colleen A. Halliday-Boykins and Scott W. Henggeler
  • Reclaiming a family-centered services reform agenda / Marc Mannes
  • Shaping the future of family-centered services: competition or collaboration? / Kristine E. Nelson.