Working With Children, Adolescents, and Their Families by Karen Harper-DortonWorking With Children, Adolescents, and Their Families by Karen Harper-Dorton

Working With Children, Adolescents, and Their Families

byKaren Harper-Dorton, Martin Herbert

Paperback | June 15, 2002

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Updated and new, this practice text has both US and UK authors of distinction. It targets working with children and their families in the context of their daily lives - in their homes, families, and communities. The authors use a problem-solving approach to provide helping strategies for avariety of problems and problem behaviors that occur in families. Professors Harper-Dorton and Herbert take into account current pressures for short-term care, attention to measuring outcomes, family permanency, and various family structures and support systems that include mentoring and empoweringfamilies for their lifelong journey in their communities and homes.This latest edition retains the merits of the earlier editions but is enhanced by expanded coverage of cross-cultural issues, family mentoring, and problems specific to adolescence.
Karen Harper-Dorton is Professor of Social Work, School of Applied Social Sciences, at the West Virginia University. She serves as Director of the Burgess Center for West Virginia Families and Communities. Formerly, she served as Dean of the School of Social Work, West Virginia University, Assistant Dean and Assistant Dean, Director of...
Title:Working With Children, Adolescents, and Their FamiliesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:338 pages, 8.2 × 5.5 × 0.8 inPublished:June 15, 2002Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190615788

ISBN - 13:9780190615789

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"An excellent text that includes both theory and practice considerations." --Grafton Hull, University of Utah