Caring for Troubled Children: Residential Treatment in a Community Context

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Transaction Publishers, 1979 - Social Science - 270 pages
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In this highly-regarded work, Whittaker forcefully advocates the need for residential treatment as part of a larger continuum of treatment, and explores the context of the setting itself as a dynamic therapeutic factor. Now available in paperback, this book remains among the most notable attempts in the field to utilize an ecological perspective.

 

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Contents

The Changing Character of Residential Child Care
3
Assessing Child Problems and Creating a Helping Environment
20
Major Approaches to Residential Treatment
45
Group Living with Troubled Children
86
Developing Community Linkages
126
Parents as Partners in Helping
139
Schools as Partners in Helping
157
Evaluating Residential Child Care Programs
188
Training and Professional Development in Child Care
207
References
233
Name Index
261
Subject Index
267

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