Understanding and Supporting 'Families with Complex Needs' by Nathan HughesUnderstanding and Supporting 'Families with Complex Needs' by Nathan Hughes

Understanding and Supporting 'Families with Complex Needs'

Guest editorNathan Hughes, Carolina Munoz-Guzman

Hardcover | May 20, 2016

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`Families with complex needs' who experience both a breadth of interrelated or interconnected needs and a depth of profound, severe, serious or intense needs (Rankin and Regan, 2004), are most reliant on services and support. This might include families affected by mental health needs, disability, caring responsibilities, migration and asylum seeking, criminal behavior, drug and alcohol misuse, and so on.
This edited text considers how such families form and experience contemporary life, and how such understandings might inform policy and practice responses. Specific contributions include examining models and approaches to family-based policy and service provision and drawing on fieldwork and analyses in a wide variety of countries and contexts, with particular emphasis on Latin America.

Title:Understanding and Supporting 'Families with Complex Needs'Format:HardcoverProduct dimensions:214 pages, 9.61 × 6.69 × 0.75 inShipping dimensions:9.61 × 6.69 × 0.75 inPublished:May 20, 2016Publisher:MDPI AGLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3038421596

ISBN - 13:9783038421597


Table of Contents

Understanding and Supporting "Families with Complex Needs": An EditorialApplying the Behavioural Family Therapy Model in Complex Family Situations"Providing a Roof That Allows One to Dream of a Better Life": A Case Study of Working with Families in Extreme PovertyObjective Structures and Symbolic Violence in the Immigrant Family and School Relationships: Study of Two Cases in ChileThe Need for Participative Interventions in Child Protection: Perspectives from Nuevo León StateChild Welfare in Chile: Learning from International Experiences to Improve Family InterventionsBringing the Family Back in: On Role Assignment and Clientification in the Swedish Social ServicesDifferent Welfare System-Same Values? How Social Work Educators in Norway, Chile and Argentina Comprehend Core Social Work and Social Policy Issues"Como Arrancar una Planta": Women's Reflections about Influences of Im/Migration on Their Everyday Lives and Health in MexicoUnderstanding the Effects of Crime on Women: Fear and Well-Being in the Context of Diverse RelationshipsSocial Policies in Contemporary Latin America: Families and Poverty in the Social Protection Systems