Understanding Costs and Outcomes in Child Welfare Services : a Comprehensive Costing Approach to Managing Your Resources.

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Author / Creator:Holmes, Lisa.
Imprint:London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2011.
Description:1 online resource (202 pages)
Language:English
Series:Child Welfare Outcomes
Child Welfare Outcomes.
Subject:Children -- Services for -- Great Britain.
Child welfare -- Great Britain -- Finance.
Social Welfare & Social Services.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
Child welfare -- Finance.
Children -- Services for.
Great Britain.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11122138
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Other authors / contributors:McDermid, Samantha.
ISBN:9780857004482
0857004484
1283363917
9781283363914
9781849052146
184905214X
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summary:Today's child welfare services operate under a limited supply of resources which are being stretched by economic cuts and an increasing number of referrals to children's social care. This book provides a comprehensive costing approach which examines how finite resources can be most effectively used to provide support to the most vulnerable children and their families. Drawing upon the latest research and data, it outlines a methodology which has been applied to a range of child welfare services. The methodology breaks services down into component parts, creating a 'unit cost' for each type of.
Other form:Print version: Holmes, Lisa. Understanding Costs and Outcomes in Child Welfare Services : A Comprehensive Costing Approach to Managing Your Resources. London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, ©2011 9781849052146
Standard no.:9786613363916