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Residential Care of ChildrenComparative Perspectives

Residential Care of Children: Comparative Perspectives

Mark E. Courtney and Dorota Iwaniec (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195309188
eISBN:
9780199863907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309188.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book fills major gaps in knowledge about residential care of children, and is sure to inform ongoing debates within and between nations about the appropriate use of such institutions. Each “case ... More

Restorative Justice and Violence Against Women

Restorative Justice and Violence Against Women

James Ptacek (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195335484
eISBN:
9780199864331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335484.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Despite significant accomplishments over the past 35 years, antiviolence activists know that justice for most abused women remains elusive. Most victims of violence against women do not call the ... More

Risk, Resilience, and Positive Youth DevelopmentDeveloping Effective Community Programs for At-Risk Youth: Lessons from the Denver Bridge Project

Risk, Resilience, and Positive Youth Development: Developing Effective Community Programs for At-Risk Youth: Lessons from the Denver Bridge Project

Jeffrey M. Jenson, Catherine F. Alter, Nicole Nicotera, Elizabeth K. Anthony, and Shandra S. Forrest-Bank

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199755882
eISBN:
9780199979509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755882.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

This book describes an approach to developing and testing effective community-based programs for at-risk children and youth. Elements of risk and resilience, positive youth development, and ... More

School BullyingNew Perspectives on a Growing Problem

School Bullying: New Perspectives on a Growing Problem

David R. Dupper

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199859597
eISBN:
9780199315932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199859597.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Bullying is one of the most prevalent and insidious forms of school violence today, impacting the learning environment of schools in profound ways. Victims of chronic bullying have poorer grades, ... More

The School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Preventing Violence and Conflict

The School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Preventing Violence and Conflict

Cynthia Franklin, Mary Beth Harris, and Paula Allen-Meares (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370706
eISBN:
9780199893515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370706.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Here, readers will find an overview of violence and interpersonal conflict in schools. This Concise Companion covers the types of violence that threaten school and student safety — from bullying to ... More

The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Health and Well Being

The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Health and Well Being

Cynthia Franklin, Mary Beth Harris, and Paula Allen-Meares (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370591
eISBN:
9780199893508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370591.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Here, readers will find an overview of adolescent health issues and step-by-step prevention and intervention guidance. This Concise Companion covers major health issues that affect students' well ... More

The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Mental Health

The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Mental Health

Cynthia Franklin, Mary Beth Harris, and Paula Allen-Meares (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370584
eISBN:
9780199893430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370584.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Here, readers will find an overview of adolescent mental health disorders and step-by-step guidelines for intervening effectively. This Concise Companion covers ten major mental health issues — from ... More

The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Preventing Dropout and Attendance Problems

The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Preventing Dropout and Attendance Problems

Cynthia Franklin, Mary Beth Harris, and Paula Allen-Meares (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370577
eISBN:
9780199893386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370577.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Here, readers will find an overview of the factors that put students at risk for missing school and dropping out. This Concise Companion presents strategies to improve school attendance and to engage ... More

School Social WorkAn Evidence-Informed Framework for Practice

School Social Work: An Evidence-Informed Framework for Practice

Michael S. Kelly, James C. Raines, Susan Stone, and Andy Frey (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195373905
eISBN:
9780199777440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373905.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book offers school social work students and veteran practitioners a new framework for choosing their interventions, based on the best available evidence. It synthesizes the evidence-based ... More

School Violence in ContextCulture, Neighborhood, Family, School, and Gender

School Violence in Context: Culture, Neighborhood, Family, School, and Gender

Rami Benbenishty and Ron Avi Astor

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195157802
eISBN:
9780199864393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157802.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

The book explores and differentiates the many manifestations of school violence, such as verbal, social, threats, bullying, physical, sexual harassment, and weapons possession, as well as ... More

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