Substance Abuse, Family Violence and Child Welfare: Bridging Perspectives (Issues in Childrens and Families Lives)
Brand: SAGE Publications, Inc

Substance Abuse, Family Violence and Child Welfare: Bridging Perspectives (Issues in Childrens and Families Lives)

  • Publish Date: 1998-02-12
  • Binding: Paperback

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To foster more discussion between practitioners and scholars, this book explores unified approaches for prevention of, and treatment for, children in abusive situations and their parents. The contributors probe: the history of abusive behavior and intoxication; the research literature on drug-exposed children in the welfare system and the interventions that facilitate their optimum development; the legislative and policy contexts in which potential collaborations between the fields of substance abuse and child welfare are being deployed or abandoned; the damaging effects that parental and family substance abuse add to a host of child welfare problems; the need for clinicians to develop a sound therapeutic foundation to enhance their effe


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