Evidence-Informed Assessment and Practice in Child Welfare by John S. Wodarski, Michael J. Holosko, Marvin D. Feit

By John S. Wodarski, Michael J. Holosko, Marvin D. Feit

This textual content offers field-tested exams and interventions for evidence-informed baby welfare perform. Chapters contain contributions from social employees in numerous social welfare settings and canopy key concerns comparable to substance abuse, baby maltreatment, mother or father education, and preventative companies in baby welfare paintings. The research of those field-tested evidence-informed exams yields insightful conclusions on destiny instructions for baby welfare learn and policy.

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2011). However, studies do not support this 2 Legal Requisites for Social Work Practice in Child Abuse and Neglect 35 assumption (Levi and Crowell 2011). In Watson and Levine’s study, fewer than one fourth of clients terminated treatment following the filing of a report by a therapist. The authors concluded that “reporting abuse is not always detrimental to the goals of therapy and under some circumstances may even be helpful” (p. 255). At the outset of treatment, of course, practitioners should openly acknowledge limits and the promise of confidentiality.

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