Culp, Anne McDonald

Child and Family Advocacy

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Table of contents

Part I. Introduction

1. The Wellbeing of Children in the United States: Evidence for a Call for Action
Cynthia Schellenbach, Anne McDonald Culp, Lap Nguyen

2. Advocating for Children, Youth, and Families in the Policymaking Process
Sandra J. Bishop-Josef, Daniel Dodgen

Part II. Selected Child Issues in Need of Advocacy Effort

3. Promoting Children’s Mental Health: The Importance of Collaboration and Public Understanding
Mary Ann McCabe, Donald Wertlieb, Karen Saywitz

4. Health Reform: A Bridge to Health Equity
Daniel E. Dawes

5. Child Maltreatment Prevention
Cindy L. Miller-Perrin, Sharon G. Portwood

6. Strategies for Ending Homelessness Among Children and Families
Christina M. Murphy, Ellen L. Bassuk, Natalie Coupe, Corey Anne Beach

7. Lessons Learned About the Impact of Disasters on Children and Families and Post-disaster Recovery
Joy D. Osofsky, Howard J. Osofsky

8. Early Childhood Education and Care: Legislative and Advocacy Efforts
Helen Raikes, Lisa St. Clair, Sandie Plata-Potter

9. Education Reform Strategies for Student Self-Regulation and Community Engagement
Lauren M. Littlefield, Robert A. Siudzinski

10. Media Violence and Children: Applying Research to Advocacy
John P. Murray

11. Changing Juvenile Justice Policy and Practice: Implementing Evidence-Based Practices in Louisiana
Joseph J. Cocozza, Debra K. DePrato, Stephen Phillippi, Karli J. Keator

12. Advocacy for Child Welfare Reform
Mary I. Armstrong, Svetlana Yampolskaya, Neil Jordan, Rene Anderson

13. American Indian and Alaska Native Children and Families
Diane J. Willis, Paul Spicer

Part III. Illustrations of Advocacy Practices

14. A Multilevel Framework for Local Policy Development and Implementation
Sharon Hodges, Kathleen Ferreira

15. When Evidence and Values Collide: Preventing Sexually Transmitted Infections
Brian L. Wilcox, Arielle R. Deutsch

16. Lessons from the Legislative History of Federal Special Education Law: A Vignette for Advocates
Grace L. Francis, Rud Turnbull

17. The Promise of Family Engagement: An Action Plan for System-Level Policy and Advocacy
Kathleen Ferreira, Sharon Hodges, Elaine Slaton

Part IV. History of Division 37

18. The Evolving Legacy of the American Psychological Association’s Division 37: Bridging Research, Practice, and Policy to Benefit Children and Families
Georgianna M. Achilles, Sandra Barrueco, Bette L. Bottoms

Keywords: Psychology, Child and School Psychology, Family, Public Health, Developmental Psychology, Social Work, Social Policy

Publication year
Issues in Clinical Child Psychology
Page amount
19 pages

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