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CalWORKS and Child Welfare: Case Management for Public Child Welfare Workers
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This curriculum is designed to educate social workers about the experiences and needs of families involved with both public welfare and child welfare services so that they can provide high-quality case management services within a post-welfare reform environment. Based on research from a longitudinal, ethnographic study of families living in an urban environment, the curriculum includes: a review of child welfare outcomes in the welfare reform era; a description of welfare reform as implemented in one county, including examples from the client's perspective of managing within a welfare-to-work environment; a cost of living analysis of life on welfare; a set of case examples illustrating pathways from welfare to child welfare, with special attention to aspects of welfare reform which may play a role in child welfare outcomes; and a discussion of how to apply qualitative research methods toward improving child welfare practice, as well as an explanation of the research methods used for the study. (187 pages)Frame, L., Berrick, J. D., Sogar, C., Berzin, S. C., & Pearlman, J. (2001).

Subject:
Social Work
Material Type:
Module
Author:
CalSWEC
Date Added:
03/01/2018
Correctional Case Management
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This OER Textbook was developed for use in conjunction with introductory level correctional case management courses. It provides an overview into the major aspects of correctional case management, in both institutional and community settings.

Subject:
Criminal Justice
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Sunshine Richards
Date Added:
08/14/2019
Discretionary Decision Making for Social Workers in Child Protection
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This resource will support Social Work educators, students and practitioners in developing Discretionary Decision Making in child protection work. It explores the "grey areas" of practice through interactive video and scenario based learning activities. This resource can be used to support social workers to understand the complexities and issues relating to practice and decision making. The practical context used for this resource is child protection in the Northern Territory, Australia.

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Social Science
Material Type:
Case Study
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Coursesites
Author:
Charles Darwin University
Sue Moore
Date Added:
01/20/2015