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Addressing the Challenges of Children and Young People’s Participation

E. Kay M. Tisdall.

in International Perspectives and Empirical Findings on Child Participation

May 2015; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Social Policy and Advocacy. 9934 words.

As children and young people’s participation has gained hold in policy and practice rhetoric, its translation into reality has led to dilemmas and challenges in practice. These include...

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Adolescent Populations: An Overview of Issues and Social Problems

Todd Michael Franke and Diane de Anda.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Social Work Practice Settings. 7641 words.

This entry begins with a presentation of demographic data from the U.S. Census 2010 on the adolescent population 12 to 19 years by age, gender, and ethnicity. A summary of the information...

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Adolescents: A Historical Overview of Developmental Theories

Diane de Anda.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work. 6214 words.

This article begins with an overview of biological development based upon empirical research. The main focus of the article is the presentation of the major theoretical frameworks that have...

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Adolescents in Public Housing

Von Nebbitt.

June 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work. 256 pages.

This book incorporates data from multiple public housing sites in large U.S. cities to shine much-needed light on the symptoms and behaviors of African American youth living in non-HOPE VI...

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Adolescents: Practice Interventions

David L. Hussey.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Social Work Practice Settings. 3897 words.

This chapter summarizes literature and research related to advances in direct practice work with adolescents. Social workers are on the forefront of developing and utilizing a variety of...

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Adolescents: Pregnancy

Kathleen A. Rounds and Traci L. Wike.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Couple and Family Social Work; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 4124 words.

Although rates of adolescent pregnancy have exhibited a downward trend since 1991, the United States continues to have a significantly higher rate than other industrialized nations....

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Adoption: Intercountry

Karen Smith Rotabi.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Couple and Family Social Work; International and Global Issues in Social Work. 7960 words.

The practice of intercountry adoption is considered from a historical framework, beginning with World War II to other conflicts and the global dynamics of child circulation for adoption....

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Adoption: Lesbian and Gay Adoptive Parents

Abbie E. Goldberg and April Moyer.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online February 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Couple and Family Social Work; Gender and Sexuality. 9363 words.

Adoption by lesbian and gay parents is becomingly increasingly common. This entry presents an overview of the limited research that has focused on lesbian and gay adoptive parents....

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African Americans: Practice Interventions

Sharon E. Moore.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Couple and Family Social Work; Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Social Work Practice Settings; Race and Ethnicity. 3463 words.

African Americans number about 35 million or 12% of the U.S. population. Their life expectancy is lower than that of White Americans, and despite the educational gains made since mid-1980s,...

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Alternative Education

Cynthia Franklin, Linda Webb and Hannah Szlyk.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Social Work Practice Settings. 6224 words.

This article will cover the current best practices in designing and establishing alternative programs for at-risk students and suggest how social workers can assist in program development...

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