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Forrester, Donald

Parents Who Misuse Drugs and Alcohol: Effective Interventions in Social Work and Child Protection

Forrester, Donald - Parents Who Misuse Drugs and Alcohol: Effective Interventions in Social Work and Child Protection, ebook

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This book presents original research outlining the key elements in responding to parental misuse of drugs and alcohol.
  • Offers a definition of “misuse” and “addiction” and the factors that influence the nature of misuse or addiction
  • Reviews extensively the nature and impact of parental substance misuse on children and families using the latest evidence
  • Explores how research and theories might help inform professionals or non-professionals assessing families affected by parents who misuse drugs or alcohol
  • Provides an in-depth discussion of Motivational Interviewing, including a critical discussion of the challenges and limitations involved in using it in child and family settings
  • Considers the wider implications of the findings for practice and policy and argues that these responses can be used across the field of work with vulnerable children and their families

Keywords: foster care, social work interventions, child abuse, maltreatment of children, child protection, substance abuse, child welfare, social work, alcoholic father, alcoholic families, treatment of alcoholics, treatment of drug addicts, family therapy

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Wiley Child Protection & Policy Series
Page amount
262 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781119996170
Printed ISBN
9780470871508

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