Does Family Preservation Serve a Child's Best Interests?
In this new volume, two distinguished professors of social work debate the question of whether family preservation or adoption serves the best interests of abused and neglected children.
Arguing the merits of keeping families together whenever possible, Ruth G. McRoy examines the background, theory, and effectiveness of family preservation programs. She provides practical recommendations and pays particular attention to the concerns of African American children.
Claiming that there is insufficient evidence that family preservation actually works, Howard Altstein counters that children from truly dysfunctional families should be given the chance for stable lives through adoption rather than left in limbo.
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Overview of Family Preservation
Empirical Support for Family Preservation and Kinship Care
Family Preservation in the New Millennium
Family Preservation What Does the Research Say?
Impact on Child Welfare of the Multiethnic Placement and Adoption and Safe Families Acts
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