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Maluccio, Anthony N.

Works: 53 works in 176 publications in 1 language and 8,744 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Case studies  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, ed
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Most widely held works by Anthony N Maluccio
Improving outcomes for children and families : finding and using international evidence by Anthony N Maluccio( )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edited collection offers an international perspective on the challenges of designing and undertaking outcome-based evaluation of child and family services
Achieving permanence for older children and youth in foster care by Benjamin Kerman( )

9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains essays in which the authors describe the problem of achieving permanence in foster care for older children and youth, and examine policy responses to the permanency needs of youth
Social work practice with families and children by Anthony N Maluccio( )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book emphasizes family-centered, social network, and school-based interventions in the preparation of social workers for direct and indirect practice with clients from vulnerable populations, especially the poor, people of color, and recent immigrant groups. With an eye to recent changes in social work practice and service delivery, including the impact of welfare reform and managed care on vulnerable families and children, Social Work Practice with Families and Children helps social work students and practitioners understand the increasingly complex needs of their clients. Three valuable
Learning from clients : interpersonal helping as viewed by clients and social workers by Anthony N Maluccio( Book )

9 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The child welfare challenge : policy, practice, and research by Peter J Pecora( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Purpose and goals of child welfare -- Key child welfare legislation and other policies -- A conceptual framework for child and family-centered services -- Economic security for families with children -- Child maltreatment types, rates, and reporting procedures -- Child protective services -- Family-based services -- Family foster care -- Family reunification and kinship care -- Transition and independent living services -- Adoption and adoption services -- Residential group care and intensive treatment alternatives -- Organizational requisites and challenges to effective child welfare services
Promoting competence in clients : a new/old approach to social work practice by Anthony N Maluccio( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1985 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Permanency planning for children : concepts and methods by Anthony N Maluccio( Book )

9 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Preparing adolescents for life after foster care : the central role of foster parents by Anthony N Maluccio( Book )

6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In recent years, attention has been given in the foster family care literature to adolescents' readiness for living on their own following aging out of their foster care placement. This book offers ideas on ways to help adolescents master the tasks required to successfully prepare for independent living following discharge from foster care. It is practice-oriented and draws upon the experience of researchers, trainers, consultants, and families. The chapters in Part 1 examine the various dimensions of the problem including the concept of interdependence as the goal of services for this population. It also discusses recruiting foster parents, examining adolescent development, and the need for these young people to mourn their losses before they can move on. Part 2 considers meeting the challenges of preparing these adolescents for life after foster care from the perspective of policy and program. Emphasis is placed on the importance of involving biological parents as resources for adolescents and the resources that black foster parents offer to teenagers in their care. Part 3 focuses on practice methods and strategies in work with adolescents and their foster parents. Also discussed are the needs of minority teenagers; problems of maltreatment; discipline; and assessment tools that can measure the independent-living skills of adolescents. (Contains over 300 references.) (Jdm)
Adolescents in foster families by Jane Aldgate( Book )

6 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What works in child welfare by Miriam P., Ed Kluger( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noting the importance of identifying the effectiveness of child welfare programs for future policy planning, this book examines features of successful programs. The book is presented in six sections: family preservation and family support services, child protective services, out-of-home care, adoption, child care, and adolescent services. Each chapter includes data about effective strategies, conflicting evidence, cost-effectiveness information when available, and a summary table. The chapters each identify what works in the following service areas: (1) family support services (Elizabeth Tracy); (2) family preservation services (Kristine Nelson); (3) wraparound programming (Russell Skiba and Steven Nicols); (4) nurse home visiting programs (John Eckenrode); (5) nonmedical home visiting: Healthy Families America (Karen McCurdy); (6) child protective services reforms (Amy Gordon); (7) safety and risk assessment for child protective services (Dana Hollinshead and John Fluke); (8) child focused techniques to prevent child sexual abuse (Patricia Mace); (9) protecting child witnesses (Kathleen Faller); (10) treatment services for abused children (Lucy Berliner and David Kolko); (11) treatment of batterers (Katreena Scott and David Wolfe); (12) women-oriented treatment for substance abusing mothers (Katherine Wingfield and Todd Klempner); (13) kinship care (Jill Berrick); (14) family foster care (Peter Pecora and Anthony Maluccio); (15) treatment foster care (Patricia Chamberlain); (16) family reunification (Anthony Maluccio); (17) parent-child visiting programs (Robin Warsh and Barbara Pine); (18) residential child care and treatment: partnerships with families (James Whittaker); (19) employment programs for youth in out-of-home care (Nan Dale); (20) independent living preparation for youth in out-of-home care (Kimberly Nollan); (21) aftercare (Edmund Mech); (22) permanency planning--adoption (Richard Barth); (23) special needs adoption (Noelle Gallant); (24) open adoption (Harold Grotevant); (25) transracial adoption (William Feigelman); (26) intercountry adoption (Isaac Gusukuma and Ruth McRoy); (27) adoption assistance (Gina Alexander); (28) Head Start (Elizabeth Schnur and Susan Belanger); (29) child care (Martha Roditti); (30) center-based child care (Martha Roditti); (31) home-based child care (Martha Roditti); (32) child care for maltreated and at-risk children (Martha Roditti); (33) promoting positive youth development through mentoring (Joseph Tierney and Jean Grossman); (34) school-based interactive or peer programs for substance abuse prevention (Miriam Kluger and Noelle Gallant); (35) treatment programs for substance-abusing youth (Lori Sudderth); and (36) day treatment for delinquent adolescents (Jann Hoge and Sue Ann Savas). Each chapter contains references. (Kb)
Assessing outcomes in child and family services : comparative design and policy issues by Anthony N Maluccio( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this collective portrait, editors and authors do not attempt to draw systematic, country-by-country comparisons. Given the magnitude of the issues, they believed that it would be inappropriate to paint with too broad a stroke. What they have accomplished, however, is to codify and identify what the participants repeatedly noted in regard to issues and difficulties inherent in conducting outcome evaluation. These include: varying definitions of outcome; complexities in measuring outcomes of particular interventions with different groups of consumers and documenting the effectiveness of the intervention; the tendency to focus on evaluation of process more than outcome; the challenge of involving practitioners in the evaluation task, in part because its value is unclear to them or perceived as distant or untrustworthy; the typical inadequacy of resources available for systematic evaluation; and the need to inject rigor into the design and execution of evaluation projects. The authors demonstrate strong conviction about sharing research expertise across national boundaries; learning through each other how to cope with organizational impediments to cross-national collaboration; and strengthening the interaction between practice and research. Their contributions suggest that there is wide interest in pursuing cross-national collaboration. In recent years, largely in response to demands by their funding sources for accountability, assessment of performance, and cost effectiveness, researchers in human services have been devoting increased attention to outcome evaluation. Limited attention, however, has been given to the findings of evaluation studies conducted in different countries. The present volume has been organized and edited to address the task of learning from outcome research across the world. Its goal, an extension of a major goal of the human services in any one country, is to improve life chances of vulnerable children and youth."--Provided by publisher
The Challenge of partnership : working with parents of children in foster care by Anthony N Maluccio( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 11 papers assembled in this volume reflect the readiness of professional social work to develop practice approaches for working with parents of children in foster care. The papers were written from different perspectives, emphasize diverse aspects of foster care, and disagree on many issues. A unifying theme exists, however, in the shared premise that one should work with biological parents as partners, rather than noncontributors or adversaries, to achieve the basic child welfare goal of a secure, stable, and loving home for each child. Papers are presented under four general headings: overview of the book's theme, focus on parents and families, practice approaches for working with parents, and roles and relationships of foster parents with biological parents. (Mp)
Evaluation in child and family services : comparative client and program perspectives( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parents of children in placement : perspectives and programs by Paula A Sinanoglu( Book )

6 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addressed primarily to direct service personnel and others interested in direct work with parents, this book includes a collection of articles reflecting different perspectives on and approaches to parents involved with the foster care system. Following introductory chapters which examine the emerging focus of interest on parents of children in placement and the role of the caseworker in working with parents of such children, the book is divided into the following sections: perspectives of early child welfare professionals on the topic; discussions from an ecological perspective on the topic; discussions from a sociocultural perspective on the topic; examinations of pertinent legal issues; viewpoints on the importance of parents for children in placement; viewpoints on the impact of child placement on parents; perspectives on programs and methods of working with parents; and discussions of special aspects of child welfare, including worker burnout and parent-child visitation. Each section is prefaced by a brief discussion of the particular readings and their relevance, as well as suggestions for further reading. (Author/MP)
Together again : family reunification in foster care by Barbara A Pine( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family reunification is one expression of the renewed emphasis in child welfare and related fields on preserving families. Specific information that child welfare agencies can use to establish and implement programs that promote the reuniting of out-of-home children with their biological families are detailed in this book. It is intended as a reference tool and as a basic text for in-service training programs for social workers, supervisors, and administrators in child welfare agencies. Each of its 11 chapters addresses a particular aspect of family reunification and suggests principles and strategies to guide the work of providers. Case examples are provided throughout. The text opens with a historical analysis of family reunification and highlights the societal events that led to the current interest in reunification. Part one describes the structures that need to be in place to support family reunification, such as the relationship between the court system and the child welfare agency. Part two focuses on the range of practice methods and approaches that constitute family reunification work. Issues covered in this section include strategies for effective parent involvement. In part three, the use of evaluation and research to create a knowledge base on family reunification is explored. (Rjm)
Alternatives to institutionalization : a selective review of the literature by Anthony N Maluccio( Book )

5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaching family reunification : a sourcebook by Robin Warsh( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each year, many of the children in family foster care, group homes, or residential treatment centers are reunited with their families. This sourcebook is intended to aid the development of well-trained service providers who work with family reunification. The information here, presented in four parts, can be used for agency staff development programs, in continuing education programs, in schools of social work, in schools of law, or in university social work programs. Part one provides an expanded definition of family reunification as well as a set of underlying principles and guidelines for practice. The section also examines various child welfare issues. Part two delineates the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary for successfully reunifying families, while part three presents five curriculum modules on how to increase competence in family reunification. The modules consist of carefully designed sessions which focus on the interrelated concepts involved in family reunification. Handouts are included at the end of each module so as to reinforce teaching opportunities and to provide directions for practice exercises. The last section of the sourcebook includes bibliographies on child welfare, family preservation, permanency planning, race and ethnicity, child maltreatment, adoption, and numerous other issues. (Rjm)
Child welfare outcome research in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia by Anthony N Maluccio( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ideally, there is a close interaction between research and practice in human services, and program planning is based on such interaction, particularly the findings of outcome research. This book reviews the bodies of outcome research about child welfare programs from the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia, particularly outcomes in relation to service effectiveness, duration of child placement, permanency planning, and child development and functioning. The purpose of the book is to give child welfare administrators, policymakers, practitioners, and academics a comprehensive picture of the current state of child welfare knowledge. Chapter 1 discusses issues related to carrying out outcome research and describes the different service systems in the three countries. Chapter 2 examines outcome research in traditional services, such as kinship care, family foster care, treatment foster care, residential group care, and adoption. Chapter 3 reviews research findings related to outcomes of more recent service initiatives, including family preservation, family reunification, preparation for independent living, the "Looking After Children" administrative materials used in the United Kingdom, family group decision making, shared family care, and wraparound services. The book concludes by asserting that there are a number of gaps in the available research, including limited comparative studies of the outcomes of such services as adoption, family foster care, and residential care, and limited attention to the dimension of race and ethnicity. Recommendations include greater attention to the role of race and ethnicity and more cross-national research. Appended is an annotated bibliography of texts that consider outcome research in child protective services. (Contains 399 references.) (Kb)
Reconnecting families : a guide to strengthening family reunification services by Robin Warsh( Book )

9 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether or not to reunite children in out-of-home care with their families of origin is one of the more complicated decisions that child welfare practitioners and administrators face. Ways in which agencies can assess and improve their service delivery system so as to reunite children and their families effectively and promptly are covered in this guide. It contains information that professionals can use to assess their agency's policies, programs, practices, resources, and relationships with other parts of the service delivery system. The guide is divided into seven parts. An overview of family reunification is covered in part 1 and includes a set of principles or beliefs about practice and policy. Part 2 contains step-by-step instructions, materials, and helpful tips for carrying out family reunification. Part 3 provides a framework for assessing strengths and needs and contains family reunification system components. Numerous resources are also provided. Part 4 consists of an annotated bibliography; part 5 offers selected guidelines and forms to help conduct self-assessment; part 6 contains a selected bibliography on family reunification after foster care; and part 7 reproduces the forms needed to complete the family reunification project. (Rjm)
No more partings : an examination of long-term foster family care by Edith Fein( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Social work practice with families and children
Achieving permanence for older children and youth in foster careSocial work practice with families and childrenThe child welfare challenge : policy, practice, and researchWhat works in child welfareTogether again : family reunification in foster careChild welfare outcome research in the United States, United Kingdom, and AustraliaReconnecting families : a guide to strengthening family reunification services
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