Handbook for child protection practice [electronic resource] /edited by Howard Dubowitz, Diane DePanfilis.
Contributor(s): Dubowitz, Howard | DePanfilis, Diane.Material type: BookPublisher: Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, c2000Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 681 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781452221434 (electronic bk.); 145222143X (electronic bk.).Other title: Child protection practice.Subject(s): Child abuse -- United States -- Prevention -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Child welfare -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Social work with children -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Family social work -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Child Abuse -- prevention & control -- United States -- Handbooks | Child Welfare -- United States -- Handbooks | Family -- United States -- Handbooks | Social Work -- United States -- Handbooks | Child abuse | Child welfare | Violence envers les enfants -- �Etats-Unis -- Pr�evention -- Guides, manuels, etc | Enfants -- Protection, assistance, etc. -- �Etats-Unis -- Guides, manuels, etc | Service social aux enfants -- �Etats-Unis -- Guides, manuels, etc | Service social familial -- �Etats-Unis -- Guides, manuels, etc | Aufsatzsammlung | Kinderschutz | USA | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Abuse / Child Abuse | SELF-HELP / Abuse | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sexual Abuse & Harassment | Child abuse -- Prevention | Child welfare | Family social work | Social work with children | United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Handbooks, manuals, etc.DDC classification: 362.76/0973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Part I: Reporting and Screening -- How Do I Decide Whether to Accept a Report for a Child Protective Services Investigation? / Susan Wells -- What Criteria Are Most Critical to Determine the Urgency of Child Protective Services Response? / Susan Wells -- What is Child Neglect? / Howard Dubowitz -- What is Physical Abuse? / Howard Dubowitz -- What is Sexual Abuse / Lucy Berliner -- What is Psychological Maltreatment? / Marla R. Brasard and Stuart Hart -- Part II: Engagement -- How Do I Connect at Different Developmental Levels? / Brenda Jones Harden -- How Do I Develop a Helping Alliance With the Family? / Diane DePanfilis -- What Principles and Approaches Can I Use to Engage Clients Across Cultures? / Veronica D. Abney
How Can I Use Authority Effectively and Engage Family Members? / Ronald H. Rooney -- How Do I Manage Difficult Encounters With the Family? / Ronald Zuskin -- How Do I Respond to Feelings (Mine and My Client's)? / David Corwin -- Part III: Interviewing -- How Do I Interview Young Children About Suspected Sexual Abuse? / Kee MacFarlane -- How Do I Interview Older Children and Adolescents About Sexual Abuse? / Lucy Berliner -- What Tools Are Appropriate to Facilitate Interviews with Children? / Barbara W. Boat and Mark D. Everson -- How Do I Interview About Alleged Physical Abuse? / David J. Kolko -- How Do I Interview Non-Maltreating Parents and Caregivers? / Denise Pintello -- How Do I Interview the
Alleged Perpetrator? / Donna Pence -- What Kinds of Questions in My Initial Assessment Interviews Will Generate Solutions and Enhance Safety? / Insoo Kim Berg -- Part IV: Initial Assessment -- Section A: General -- How Do I Differentiate Culturally Based Parenting Practices From Child Maltreatment? / Sherri Y. Terao, Joaquin Borrego, Jr. and Anthony J. Urquiza -- How Should Child Protective Services and Law Enforcement Coordinate the Initial Assessment and Investigation? / Charles Wilson and Donna Pence -- How Do I Screen a Caregiver's Use and Abuse of and Dependence on Alcohol and Other Drugs and Their Effects on Parenting? / Ronald Rogers and Chandler Scott McMillin -- How Do I Screen Caregivers If I Suspect That They
May Be Dangerous To Themselves or Their Children? / David Corwin -- How Do I Decide Whether to Substantiate a Report? / Brett Drake -- Section B: Neglect -- How Do I Determine If a Child is Neglected? / Diane DePanfilis -- How Do I Determine If It is Medical Neglect? / Howard Dubowitz -- How Do I Determine Whether a Child's Nutritional Needs Are Being Met? / Howard Dubowitz -- What is Inadequate Supervision / Diane DePanfilis -- How Do I Assess Among At-Risk Adolescents? / Margarete Parrish -- Section C: Physical Abuse -- How Do I Determine Whether a Child Has Been Physically Abused? / Howard Dubowitz -- What Medical Evaluation is Needed When Physical Abuse is Suspected? / Howard Dubowitz -- How Do I Interpret Medical Tests for Physical Abuse? / John M. Leventhal -- What
Conditions May Be Mistaken for Physical Abuse? / Charles F. Johnson -- What Are the Telltale Differences Between Abusive and Noninflicted Injuries? / Charles F. Johnson -- What is Shaken Baby Syndrome? / John M. Leventhal -- How Do I Assess Possible Histories of Physical Abuse Among Assaultive Adolescents / Margarete Parrish -- Section D: Sexual Abuse -- How Do I Determine If a Child Has Been Sexually Abused? / Joyce A. Adams -- What Developmental Factors Should Be Considered in Interpreting a Child's Disclosure of Sexual Abuse? / Nancy Davis -- How Do I Interpret Sexualized Behavior in Children? -- Esther Deblinger -- The Medical Evaluation for Possible Child Sexual Abuse: When Is It Needed, Who Should Do It, How Should One Prepare For It, and What Will Be Done? / Robert A. Shapiro -- How Do I Interpret Laboratory Test
Results for Sexually Transmitted Diseases? / Robert A. Shapiro -- How Do I Interpret Results of a Child Sexual Abuse Examination? What Conditions May Be Mistaken for Sexual Abuse? / Robert A. Shapiro -- How Do I Evaluate Suspected Sexual Abuse in the Adolescent Female? / Joyce A. Adams -- When Does Sexual Play Suggest a Problem? / Barbara L. Bonner -- Section E: Psychological Maltreatment -- How Do I Determine Whether a Child Has Been Psychologically Maltreated? / Marla R. Brassard and Stuart Hart -- In What Circumstances Is A Child Who Witnesses Violence Experiencing Psychological Maltreatment? / Ronald Zuskin -- Section F: Risk Assessment and Safety Evaluation -- How Do I Assess Risk and Safety? / Wayne Holder -- How Do I Consider Cultural Factors When Assessing Risk Safety? / Sheryl Brissett-Chapman -- How Do I Ensure a
Maltreated Child's Safety in the Home? / Wayne Holder -- How Do I Protect Children When There Is A History of Domestic Violence in the Family? / Ronald Zuskin -- How Do I Protect Children When Caregivers Have Chemical-Dependency Problems? / Ronald Rogers and Chandler Scott McMillin -- How Do I Protect Children From Hazardous Home Conditions and Other Poverty-Related Conditions? / John R. Lutzker -- When Do Family Preservation Services Make Sense, and When Should Other Permanency Plans Be Explored? / Kristine Nelson -- How Do I Decide Whether to Remove the Alleged Offender or to Remove the Child? / Barbara L. Bonner -- How Do I Assess the Risk of Maltreatment in Foster Care and Kinship Care? / Wayne Holder
Part V: Family Assessment -- Section A: Emphasis on the Child -- How Do I Assess Child and Youth Behavior? / Becky Frink Sherman and E. Wayne Holden -- How Do I Assess Child and Youth Development? / Becky Frink Sherman and E. Wayne Holden -- How Do I Assess Child and Youth Emotional States? / Becky Frink Sherman and E. Wayne Holden -- How Do I Recognize and Assess Common or Important Mental Health Problems in Children? / David J. Kolko -- What Preventive Pediatric and Dental Care Should Children and Youth Receive? / Charles I. Shubin -- How Do I Assess a Child's Health Status? / Howard Dubowitz -- How Do I Assess a Child's Social Support System? / Ross A. Thompson -- How Do I Assess a Child's Behavior Related to Separation and Visitation? / Caroline L. Burry -- Section B: Emphasis on Parents and Caregivers -- How Do I Assess a Caregiver's Personal History and Its Meaning for Practice? / John Curtis McMillen -- How Do I Assess a Caregiver's
Parenting Attitudes, Knowledge, and Level of Functioning? / Sandra T. Azar and Champika K. Soysa -- How Do I Assess the Care of Children With Major Medical Problems? / Prasanna Nair -- How Do I Assess a Caregiver's Strengths and Treatment Needs? / Marsha K. Salus -- How Do I Assess a Caregiver's Motivation and Readiness to Change? / Diane DePanfilis -- What Do I Need to Know About Care Needs and Parenting Capacity in Caregivers With HIV or AIDS? / Prasanna Nair -- Section C: Emphasis on Families -- How Do I Assess the Strengths in Families? / Diane DePanfilis -- How Do I Conduct an Ethnographic Interview to Learn About the Family's Culture? / Julia Rauch -- How Do I Assess Family Functioning? / Vanessa G. Hodges -- How Do I Assess a Parent-Child Relationship? / Maureen M. Black
How Do I Assess the Treatment Needs of Children Affected by Domestic Violence? / Ronald Zuskin -- How Do I Assess the Likelihood of an Intervention? / Vanessa G. Hodges -- Part VI: Service Planning -- How Do I Match Risks to Client Outcomes? / Diane DePanfilis -- What Outcomes Are Relevant for Intervention? -- Mark Courtney -- What is Strengths-Based Service Planning? / Vanessa G. Hodges and Peter J. Pecora -- How Do I Develop Measurable Goals and Objectives That Match Client Intervention Outcomes? / Peter J. Pecora -- What is Concurrent Planning, and How Do I Do It? / Caroline L. Burry -- How Do I Use Family Meetings to Develop Optimal Service Plans? / Lisa Merkel-Holguin -- How Do I Involve Fathers? / Geoffrey Greif -- How Do I Develop a Collaborative Intervention Plan With the Kinship Network? / Maria Scannapieco -- What Do I Need to Know to Plan Effectively Across Child Welfare Programs? / Richard L. Norman -- Part VII: Intervention -- Section A: Emphasis on the Child -- What
Types of Mental Health Treatment Should Be Considered for Maltreated Children? / Mark Chaffin -- What Are Effective Strategies to Address Common Behavior Problems? / Barbara L. Bonner -- How Do I Help Children Adjust to Out-of-Home Care Placement? / Brenda Jones Harden -- How Do I Help Children Maintain Cultural Identity When They Are Placed in Out-of-Home Care? / Sheryl Brissett-Chapman -- What Kind of Pediatric Care Should Abused and Neglected Children Receive? / John M. Leventhal -- How Can Parenting Be Enhanced? / Sandra T. Azar and Monica H. Ferraro -- What Interventions Are Available for the Nonabusive Parent? / Mark Chaffin -- How Can I Help Parents and Caregivers Develop Social Skills and Make Positive Connections to the Community? / Rose A. Thompson -- What Treatment is Recommended for Sexual Abuse Perpetrators? /
Melissa McDermott -- What Treatment is Recommended for Sexual Abuse Perpetrators? / Melissa McDermott -- What Treatment is Recommended to Address Physically Abusive Behavior? / David J. Kolko -- What Is the Most Effective Treatment for Depression? / David Corwin -- What Interventions Are Most Effective in Addressing Domestic Violence? / Ronald Zuskin -- What Are the Treatment Options for Parents With Alcohol or Other Drug Problems? / Ronald Rogers and Chandler Scott McMillin -- Section C: Emphas on the Family -- What Do I Need to Know About Family Therapy? / Geoffrey Greif -- How Can I Suport Biological Families After a Child Has Been Removed From Their Care? / Anthony N. Maluccio, Robin Warsh, and Barbara A. Pine
-- How Do I Facilitate Visits Between Foster Children and Their Biological Families That Support the Goals and Objectives of Intervention? / Caroline L. Burry -- How Do I Build Families' Financial Management Skills? / Richard Bolan -- How Can I Best Manage the Intervention Process When Multiple Service Providers Are Involved? / Charles Wilson -- What Is "Family to Family," and How Does It Support Permanency for Children? / Lorelei Schaffhausen -- Foster and Kinship Caregivers: What Are Their Support and Intervention Needs? / Lorelei Schaffhausen -- Foster and Kinship Caregivers: What Are Their Support and Intervention Needs? / Maria Scannapieco -- What Are the Unique Roles of Religious Institutions in Supporting and Strengthening Families? / Lorine L. Cummings -- Part VIII: Evaluation and Closure -- How Do I Measure Risk Reduction? / Dee Wilson -- When is Termination of Parental Rights and Adoption the Best Permanency Option? / Thomas D. Morton
When Can a Child Be Safely Reunited With His or Her Family? / Thomas D. Morton -- Preparing Youth for Independent Living: What Are the Best Methods for Reaching Self-Sufficiency? / Maria Scannapieco -- How Do I Prepare Families for Case Closure? / Esta Glazer-Semmel -- Part IX: Legal and Ethical Issues -- What Rights Do My Clients Have to Information in Their Case Records? / Dennis Ichikawa -- How Do I Avoid Being Sued? / Rebecca J. Roe -- What is the Role of the Caseworker in Juvenile Court? / Linda Spears -- How Do I Feel Comfortable Testifying in Court? / Paul Stern -- How Do I Help Children Be Comfortable in the Legal System and Improve Their Competency as Witnesses? / Julie A. Lipovsky -- Why is Communicating With Lawyers So Important and So Difficult? / John E.B. Myers -- How Do I Work Effectively With Guardians Ad Litem, Court-Appointed Special Advocates, and Citizen or Professional Case Review Panels? / Howard A. Davidson -- Part X: Child
Protection Practice: Special Issues for the Practitioner -- What are the Core Competencies for Practitioners in Child Welfare Agencies? / Joan Levy Zlotnik -- How Do I Protect My Personal Safety in the Community? / Caroline L. Burry -- How Do I Prevent Burnout? / Richard L. Norman -- How Can Critical Thinking Contribute to Informed Decisions? / Eileen Gambrill -- What Can I Do to Cope With the Death or Serious Injury of a Child From My Caseload? / Norma Harris -- How Do I Balance Common Sense, Personal Values, and Agency Constraints? / Joan R. Rycraft -- How Do I Use Case Record Keeping to Guide Intervention and Provide Accountability? / Diane DePanfilis -- Advisory Group on Chapter Topics -- The Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test (MAST) -- Likelihood of Sexual Transmission of and Basic Information on Sexually Transmitted Diseases -- Developmental Milestones -- Recommended Childhood Immunization
Schedule -- Limited Genogram of Mrs. R's Family -- Parenting Resources -- Assessing and Maximizing Strengths -- Assessing Family Needs, Resources, and Social Support -- Steps in the Court Process and Court-Related Caseworker Activities -- Resources on Child Welfare Competencies -- National Organizations and Resources Concerned with Child Protection.
Description based on print version record.
Drawing on theory, research and clinical practice experience the contributors cover every issue the Child Protection Services worker is likely to face. They provide a broad view of child neglect which moves beyond parental omissions in care.