Working with children and adolescents in residential care : a strengths-based approach

by Bertolino, Bob, 1965-

Format: Print Book 2015
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CLP - Main Library Mezzanine - Non-fiction HV862.B47 2015
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Mezzanine - Non-fiction
Call Number  HV862.B47 2015

Working with Children and Adolescents in Residential Care: A Strengths-Based Approach is written for professionals who work with children and youth in out of home placements, be they social services workers, child welfare or family court workers, educators, or mental health professionals in general. The book offers an approach that professionals can use to positively impact the lives of young people in residential facilities. The book emphasizes the strengths and abilities of young people from the assessment phase of treatment through discharge, and helps readers to take into account the views and actions of youth in order to provide clients appropriate services. This new volume includes sections on principles of effective youth care work, personal philosophy, positive youth development, teamwork, staffings, and crisis management.

Additional Information
Subjects Youth -- Institutional care.
Youth -- Services for.
Group homes for children.
Group homes for youth.
Social work with children.
Social work with youth.
Child care workers.
Publisher New York :2015
Language English
Description x, 177 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-171) and index.
ISBN 9781138856134
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