The Challenge of Permanency Planning in a Multicultural Society hits home the importance of cultural knowledge, sensitivity, and skill for putting permanency and stability into the lives of at-risk children. By reading this book, you will gain a better appreciation for the role of culture in a familyas life and learn to translate this understanding into attitudes and practical skills that will enable you to work more effectively with families. You will learn how to prevent unnecessary out-of-home placements, how to judge when the time is right for reunification of parents and children, and how to know when adoption is the best choice for a childas long-term well-being. The Challenge of Permanency Planning in a Multicultural Society addresses areas of special concern that are often overlooked in research studies and case work itself. These include the roles of fathers, issues related to adolescent sexual orientation, and the experiences of minors left on their own. From this bookas intervention strategies, model case plans, and successful programs, you will reduce the likelihood of hurting children and families through ill-informed plans and actions. You will also learn about: kinship care the Indian Child Welfare Act incorporating both parentsaviewpoints into permanency planning recruiting adoptive parents and the MultiEthnic Placement Act the continuum of child welfare services minors who have immigrated to the U. S. without parents or relatives If you let The Challenge of Permanency Planning in a Multicultural Society help you, youall strengthen your ability to conduct culturally sensitive assessments of families and design highly effective case plans. Child welfare workers, supervisors, trainers, and program managers will find that this resource book can help them improve their clinical skill and program development, facilitate family preservation and support, and always keep the child's interests at the forefront.(1988). Indian child welfare: A status report of the survey of Indian child welfare and implication of the Indian Child Welfare Act ... (1988). American Indian family court service manual. Norman, OK: Three Feathers Association. Tribal/State Childanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Challenge of Permanency Planning in a Multicultural Society|
|Author||:||Gary R. Anderson, Angela Shen Ryan, Bogart R. Leashore|
|Publisher||:||Psychology Press - 1997|