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Author Smith, Wendy Benjamin, 1946-

Title Youth leaving foster care : a developmental, relationship-based approach to practice / Wendy B. Smith
Published New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 301 pages) : illustrations
Summary This comprehensive text focuses on youth emerging from care, offering a new theoretical framework to guide students, practitioners, administrators, and policymakers. The book features case vignettes, recommendations for practice and programmes, and a multidimensional perspective on the effects of maltreatment on development, and common mental health disorders and treatment
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Foster children -- Services for -- United States.
Foster children -- Psychology.
Foster children -- Family relationships -- United States.
Foster children -- Deinstitutionalization -- United States.
Ex-foster children -- United States -- Social conditions.
Foster children -- Counseling of.
Ex-foster children -- Education -- United States.
Foster children -- Government policy -- United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199893355 ebook
0199893357 ebook