Reinvesting in Families
Strengthening Child Welfare Practice for a Brighter Future
Ebook (PDF) : 9780889776050, 340 pages, September 2014
Reinvesting in Families is the fourth in this series of child welfare books featuring voices from the prairies. This book is a collection of critical knowledge, issues and research in Canada related to the delivery of child welfare services from a family-focused and First Nations perspective. Addressing tough issues such as FASD, high-risk substance misuse, and family reunification, Reinvesting in Families presents thoughtful, best-practice research and is well-suited to instructors, research and is well-suited to instructors, students, and researchers who have an interest in child welfare practice and service delivery.
"Reinvesting in Families is a collection of innovative and integrative community practices which provide a context for the multiple voices of child welfare. For social work practicioners interested in the integration of spirit and scholarship for a brighter future for children in care, this book is a ’must read’" -Dr. Betty Bastien, Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary
"The process of strengthening child welfare practice must be a priority for every jurisdiction in Canada. This book offers compelling material to do just that. " -Dr. Jackie Sieppert, Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary
"All those who are concerned about how the needs of vulnerable children can be better met at the individual, family and societal levels will find this book to be immensely helpful. " -Gordon Phaneuf, CEO, Child Welfare League of Canada