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Does Family Preservation Serve a Child"s Best Interests? (Controversies in Public Policy)

by Howard Altstein

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Georgetown University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Child abuse,
  • Ethical issues & debates,
  • Family & relationships,
  • Family welfare,
  • Sociology - Marriage & Family,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Family,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Public Policy - General,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Child welfare,
  • Adoption,
  • Kinship care

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8116006M
    ISBN 100878407871
    ISBN 109780878407873

    Articles in Children's Bureau Express are presented for informational purposes only; their inclusion does not represent an endorsement by the Children's Bureau or Child Welfare Information Gateway.. Children's Bureau Express does not disclose, give, sell, or transfer any personal information, including email addresses, unless required for law enforcement by statute. This much needed, long-awaited book should be read by all who struggle from lifelong wounds caused by separation from natural family members, as well as the general public who, for many decades, have been taught that adoption is `a loving option' and `in the best interests of the child.' Not only does DelBalzo offer humane alternatives to Reviews:

    Joseph Goldstein et al., Beyond the Best Interests of the Child (New York: Free Press, ); Henry S. Maas and Richard E. Engler Jr., Children in Need of Parents (New York: Columbia University. "Open adoption and open records are important byways. But they are not the most compelling route. Family preservation is. " Dr. Randolph Severson, The Soul of Family Preservation “Regrettably, in many cases, the emphasis has changed from the desire to provide a needy child with a home, to that of providing a needy parent with a child. As a.

    Learn what the "best interest of the child" standard means, plus get tips on how to show the courts that you have your kid's best interest at heart. Menu. This includes living arrangements, school or child care routines, and access to extended family members. Family court judges prefer not to disrupt a child's routine when possible. There has been widespread acceptance of the principles of family preservation as congruent with the best interests of children in situations of abuse and neglect. This paper discusses the "best interest" ideas articulated by Joseph Goldstein, Anna Freud, and Albert Solnit in the books "Before the Best Interests of the Child" and "Beyond the Best Interests of the Child.".


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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Does Family Preservation Serve a Child's Best Interests. (Bog, Hardback, Engelsk) - Forlag: Georgetown University Press - ISBN the decision will be in the "best interests" of the child.

A review of State laws indicate that all States, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, and orders will best serve a child as well as who is best suited to take care of a child. "Best preservation of the family and the integration of parental accountability and participation.

Factors to be considered include parental capacity to provide adequate care, sibling and other family relationships, and the child's wishes.

The publication also addresses the definition of best interests and guiding principles of best interests determinations. Excerpts. Foster Care and the Best Interests of the Child is a must-have resource for policy makers and related professionals, graduate students, and researchers in child and school psychology, family studies, public health, social work, law/criminal justice, and sociology.

Does Family Preservation Serve a Child’s Best Interests. By Howard Alstein and Ruth McRoy. Controversies in Public Policy. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, Pp. $ (cloth); $ (paper). In this thought-provoking book, the seventh in the series Controversies in Public. At Family Preservation Services, our Child & Adolescent Services work closely with parents and other caregivers to learn and implement effective communication strategies, daily routines, and the development of healthy, meaningful social families are important to us, and we recognize that every individual and family possesses unique strengths and challenges.

Family preservation services are considered essential in order to avoid the removal of children from their families. In accordance with South African legislation and policy documents, social workers at family welfare organisations must focus on family preservation services in order to prevent children being placed in foster care.

The case plan, in a sense, does follow the principles of family preservation. Downs, Moore, and McFadden () describe how family preservation is a service to help keep children at home with their families rather than in foster homes or institutions (p).

Family Preservation recognizes that the parent/child relationship is a sacred connection that should not be severed without due cause, for the protection and safety of the child, and only after all means of addressing the problems of the family unit have been exhausted.‘Interests’ are subjects, ideas, things, topics and events which fascinate and stimulate the curiosity of the child.

Within an Emergent Curriculum educators use ‘interests’ of the children, families, community and themselves as the substance of the learning program. Selected interests are then developed through ‘projects’ or ‘investigations’ – involving related fun and.

Article 3 of the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child requires member states to observe the “best interests of the child as a primary consideration in all actions concerning children.