|aThe family at risk :|bissues and trends in family preservation services /|cMarianne Berry.
|aColumbia :|bUniversity of South Carolina Press,|cc1997.
|axv, 197 p. :|bill. ;|c23 cm.
|aSocial problems and social issues
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aThe call to preserve families -- The policy framework of permanency planning and family preservation -- The empirical base for family preservation principles -- Intensive family preservation service models -- Family preservation programs and their effectiveness -- Administrative and organizational issues -- Determining "risk" and targeting appropriate cases -- The relative efficacy of hard and soft services -- Combining research and practice tools -- Future directions for family preservation.
|aFamily social work|zUnited States.
|aHome-based family services|zUnited States.
|aProblem families|zUnited States.
|aChild welfare|zUnited States.
|aSocial problems and social issues (Columbia, S.C.)