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Author Steinhauer, Paul, D
Title The Least Detrimental Alternative : A Systematic Guide to Case Planning and Decision Making for Children in Care
Imprint Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1992
©1992
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Descript 1 online resource (449 pages)
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- PART ONE: The Historical Context of Foster Care and Adoption -- 1 The History of Adoption and Foster Care -- PART TWO: Background Issues -- 2 Issues of Attachment and Separation: Mourning and Loss in Children -- 3 The Child Who Could Not Mourn -- 4 Identity Formation and the Influence of Life History and Special Status of the Foster and Adopted Child -- 5 Assessing for Parenting Capacity -- PART THREE: Client-Related Issues -- 6 Guidelines for Removal and Placement of Children -- 7 Guidelines for the Clinical Management of the Sequelae of Separation -- 8 Sharing a Child between Natural and Foster Parents -- 9 Visits of Foster Children with Their Natural Families -- PART FOUR: System-Related Issues -- 10 The Foster Care Service System -- 11 The Family Court System and the Quality of Foster Care -- 12 'Permanency Planning' -- 13 Potential Contributions of Mental Health Consultants within the Child Welfare System -- 14 The Role of Psychotherapy and Residential Treatment within the Child Welfare System -- 15 Four Innovative Models of Foster Care -- PART FIVE: Issues Related to Sexual Abuse within the Foster Care System -- 16 Developmental, Clinical, and Legal Implications of Children's Testimony -- PART SIX: Adoption as an Alternative to Long-Term Foster Care -- 17 Factors Related to Success or Failure in Adoption [with Margaret Snowden] -- 18 Placing the Older Child on Adoption [with Margaret Snowden] -- PART SEVEN: Summary and Review -- 19 Summary and Review: The Preventive Use of Foster Care -- References -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- F -- G -- H -- I -- K -- L -- M -- N -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W
In this book Steinhauer brings together the fragmented research that has been done in a number of different disciplines. From this body of work he develops a model of intervention based on an understanding of attachment theory, development theory, and the practice of mental health consultation
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Steinhauer, Paul, D. The Least Detrimental Alternative : A Systematic Guide to Case Planning and Decision Making for Children in Care Toronto : University of Toronto Press,c1992 9780802068361
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