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From Pariahs to Partners
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: David Tobis
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-06 - Publisher: OUP USA

In the early 1990s 50,000 children were in New York City's foster care system. By 2011 there were fewer than 15,000. In his book, David Tobis shows how such radical change was driven largely by a movement of mothers whose children had been placed into foster care, who fought to
From Pariahs to Partners
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: David Tobis
Categories: Child welfare
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher:

In the early 1990s 50,000 children were in New York City's foster care system. By 2011 there were fewer than 15,000. In his book, David Tobis shows how such radical change was driven largely by a movement of mothers whose children had been placed into foster care, who fought to
From Pariahs to Partners
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: David Tobis PhD
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-01 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

At the end of the 20th century, New York City had one of the worst child welfare systems in the United States: 50,000 children were in foster care; they and their families were often neglected or abused by the system; parents had no voice; and the services designed to protect
Roots to Power: A Manual for Grassroots Organizing, 3rd Edition
Language: en
Pages: 483
Authors: Lee Staples
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-22 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

The third edition of the manual for community organizers tells readers how to most effectively implement community action for social change, clearly laying out grassroots organizing principles, methods, and best practices. • Provides clear, step-by-step guidelines for building grassroots organizations, selecting and framing issues, establishing goals, developing leadership, planning and
What Social Workers Need to Know
Language: en
Pages: 226
Authors: Marion Bower, Robin Solomon
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-08-23 - Publisher: Routledge

Social work deals with the heavy end of human difficulties such as cruelty, self-destructiveness, and severe and enduring mental health problems. How do social workers make sense of the emotional difficulties which come with the realities of practice? Understanding our clients is the best way of dealing with complex situations