How is it that some children face enormous odds but prevail over adversity to become successful? How can you develop practice models in such a way that they foster resilience and build upon exciting new knowledge about risk and protection in childhood? You'll find answers to these questions and more in Risk and Resilience in Childhood, a unique text that introduces and explores the concepts of protection and resilience in the face of adversity. You'll benefit from the latest information on risk and protective factors for various childhood problems and conditions.
Drawing on ecological and systems theories, Risk and Resilience in Childhood is an excellent text for human behavior in the social environment courses and for practice courses. It is also useful for practitioners who specialize in practice with children and families.
Special Features *Up-to-date information on risk and resilience *Careful attention to protection as well as risk *A framework for "resilience-based" social work practice.
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Mark W. Fraser, PhD, MSW, holds the John A. Tate Distinguished Professorship for Children in Need and serves as the interim director of the Jordan Institute for Families at the School of Social Work, University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.
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Book Description Natl Assn of Social Workers Pr, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M087101274X
Book Description Natl Assn of Social Workers Pr, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11087101274X