Building Solutions in Child Protective Services

ISBN-10: 039370310X
ISBN-13: 9780393703108
Authors: Insoo Kim Berg, Susan Kelly, Susan Kelly
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Author bio:

Insoo Kim Berg, MSW, codeveloped Solution-Focused Brief Therapy and is Director of the Brief Family Therapy Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her most recent books are Children's Solution Work (with Therese Steiner) and Interviewing for Solutions (with Peter de Jonge).

Susan Kelly has worked as a writer, editor and ghostwriter in the book publishing world for 12 years, with a particular interest in fashion and illustrated/photographic books.


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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated Number of pages: 328 Dimensions: 6.46" wide x 9.53" long x 1.11" tall Weight: 1.496 lbs. Language: English

Table of contents

Child Protective Services in Context
Introduction to the System and Our Approach
A Brief History of Child Protection in the United States
Creating a Context for Change
Child Protective Services: The Nuts and Bolts
Beginning with a Phone Call: Responding and Going Beyond
Useful Tools: What and How to Use
Investigation as Intervention and Prevention
Case Closure: How Good Is Good Enough?
Supervision, Consultation, and Ongoing Training
When You Need to Place a Child Out of the Home
The Future of CPS: A Vision for Tomorrow
Visioning Process for Local Communities
Focus Group Process for Local Communities
Worker/Supervisor Surveys
Tools for Supervisors
U.S. Child Protection Legislation at a Glance