Treating families and children in the child protective system : strategies for systemic advocacy and family healing /

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Author / Creator:Crenshaw, Wes.
Imprint:New York : Brunner-Routledge, 2004.
Description:xiv, 281 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:The family therapy and counseling series
Family therapy and counseling series.
Subject:Child welfare.
Family counseling.
Family psychotherapy.
Abused children -- Services for.
Family social work.
Abused children -- Services for.
Child welfare.
Family counseling.
Family psychotherapy.
Family social work.
Format: Print Book
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ISBN:0415948703 (Hardback)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-273) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Turning points
  • 2. Justice themes in family therapy
  • 3. Curative factors and obstacles to change
  • 4. Contrition, forgiveness, and the restoration of justice / Wes Crenshaw and David Barnum
  • 5. The power of apology
  • 6. I never heard you cry before
  • 7. Navigating the child protective system
  • 8. Family-friendly therapy and evaluation : priorities and process
  • 9. Tracks and strategies in the foster care crisis
  • 10. You can't fight the system
  • 11. Defending September
  • 12. Ringing the bell : integrating contrition into an existing program of treatment for offenders and victims of abuse / Wes Crenshaw, David Barnum and Bruce Laften
  • 13. Epilogue.