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Child Welfare League of America

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Works: 1,080 works in 1,807 publications in 1 language and 37,853 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Case studies  Conference papers and proceedings  Directories 
Roles: Distributor, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Publisher
Classifications: HV701, 362
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Child welfare by Child Welfare League of America( )

29 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Children's voice by Child Welfare League of America( )

in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Courage to care : responding to the crisis of children with AIDS by Gary R Anderson( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Far from the reservation : the transracial adoption of American Indian children by David Fanshel( Book )

5 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adoptions without agencies : a study of independent adoptions by William Meezan( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The purposes of this national study of independent, nonagency adoptions were: (1) to determine the experience of the parties involved (biological parents, adoptive parents, agencies, intermediaries, and law enforcement agents); (2) to identify agency policies, procedures and resources that deter agency adoptions and thus encourage independent adoptions; and (3) to identify weaknesses in state laws and regulations and their enforcement that allow abuses of the independent adoption process to continue. The study involved: (1) an analysis of adoption laws and regulations and their enforcement in all 50 states; (2) a questionnaire survey of one voluntary and one public adoption agency in each state to obtain information on their knowledge of independent adoption; and (3) an investigation of independent adoptions in 5 cities through personal interviews with adopting parents, biological mothers who relinquished children aged 2 or under, and independent adoption facilitators. Major topics focused on in the analysis included the role of adoption agencies; adoptive parents' concerns, their agency experiences, feelings about adoption and the risk involved; the experiences and concerns of the biological parents; the facilitators' involvement in the adoption field and with adoptive and biological parents; laws on adoptive placement; responses of attorneys general/district attorneys pertaining to the enforcement of state adoption laws; and policy recommendations for legal and agency changes that would reduce or eliminate the risks of independent adoptions. (Cm)
Child Welfare League of America standards for day care service by Child Welfare League of America( Book )

13 editions published between 1960 and 1975 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some emerging issues in legal liability of children's agencies by Carol M Rose( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book outlines several areas of legal development relating to children's agencies. Past rulings and implications for practice are discussed. Chapters and the topics covered are: (1) Agency-Child Relationship (children's constitutional rights, impact on the "In Loco Parentis" doctrine, children's rights as distinct from parental rights, malpractice and the agency's professional relationship to the child; (2) Treatment Issues (The O'Connor Decision and the "right to treatment", elements of legally required treatment, invasion of privacy and the right to refuse treatment); (3) Placement Issues (abridgement and termination of parental rights, nonparental homes and home stability, discrimination issues in placement); and (4) Record Keeping, Information and Disclosure (prevention of undue disclosure, duty to disclose, duty to disclose in order to warn endangered outsiders). Included is an appendix of some leading cases and statutes. (Sb)
The role of race, culture, and national origin in adoption by Madelyn Freundlich( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide for establishing and operating day care centers for young children by Dorothy Beers Boguslawski( Book )

5 editions published between 1966 and 1970 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Followup study of adoptions( Book )

in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When drug addicts have children : reorienting child welfare's response( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Child care and working mothers; a study of arrangements made for daytime care of children by Florence A Ruderman( Book )

6 editions published between 1961 and 1968 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1960, the Child Welfare League of America began the Day Care Project to survey research to clarify and revise day care services. A three stage program assessed attitudes and practices in seven communities. Stage I tapped community opinions (namely, working mothers) on child welfare issues. Stage ii utilized field techniques to survey supplementary child care practices in 300 families. Stage iii surveyed 1400 day care facilities and studied licensing laws. When completed in 1964, the study revealed that (1) clientele came from normal homes, (2) children of working mothers need supplementary child care services, (3) much in-home care for infants is in a caretaker's home, (4) mothers want responsible care given and day care is frequently of poor quality, (5) staff reflects low standards of selection and staff is difficult to recruit, (6) virtues of family day care are seldom realized, and (7) good care must be differentiated by age of child. The findings suggest that current practices need to move toward developments of supplementary child care facilities which are independent of connotations of social work and public utility. (Wy)
Serving gay & lesbian youths : the role of child welfare agencies : recommendations from a colloquium, January 25-26, 1991( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Child welfare perspectives : selected papers of Joseph H. Reid by Joseph H Reid( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Child abuse and neglect : a look at the states : the CWLA stat book by Michael R Petit( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Standards for foster family service by Child Welfare League of America( Book )

5 editions published between 1975 and 1979 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bulletin - Child Welfare League of America, Inc by Child Welfare League of America( )

in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Neglected battered-child syndrome : role reversal in parents by Child Welfare League of America( Book )

9 editions published between 1963 and 1979 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Study of Black adoption families; a comparison of a traditional and a quasi-adoption program( Book )

3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Residential treatment of emotionally disturbed children; a descriptive study by Joseph H Reid( Book )

7 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the long search for more effective methods of treating children with personality disturbances specialized institutions have developed, loosely described under the general term, "residential treatment." They have one thing in common--the development of a total approach to therapy. Individual psychotherapy with the child and his parents, a therapeutically designed living experience and remedial education are all seen as parts of a whole. These treatment institutions, though diverse in their philosophy, origin and auspices, all result from attempts to find more successful ways of helping disturbed children. They have been established to provide treatment for the child for whom the child guidance clinics, foster care agencies, family agencies, and corrective institutions have been unable to provide adequate help. In this study we have attempted to describe 12 organizations whose purpose is the treatment of children with severe personality disorders. These specialized institutions have developed for the most part independent of each other and under the leadership of several professions and different types of organizations. From this description of the operation of 12 such organizations, it is hoped the reader may have a base from which to evaluate and better understand clinical studies and reports from residential treatment centers. Seven of the 12 organizations can be considered medical programs and are administered by physicians. Five are social agency programs, administered by social workers"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)
 
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The role of race, culture, and national origin in adoption
Alternative Names
C.W.L.A.

C.W.L.A. (Child Welfare League of America)

CWLA

CWLA (Child Welfare League of America)

New York (N.Y.) Child Welfare League of America

Languages
English (161)

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When drug addicts have children : reorienting child welfare's responseChild abuse and neglect : a look at the states : the CWLA stat bookChild Welfare League of America standards of excellence for child day care servicesCWLA standards of excellence for services for abused or neglected children and their familiesChild Welfare League of America standards for service for children and families in their own homesStandards of excellence : CWLA standards of excellence for child care, development, and education servicesCWLA standards of excellence for the management and governance of child welfare organizations