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Advocacy by Parents of Young Children With Special Needs: Activities, Processes, and Perceived Effectiveness
ABSTRACT. This article examines parental advocacy for young children with disabilities using a subset of data drawn from a larger exploratory and descriptive study on parental advocacy for childrenExpand
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Differential response: A critical examination of a secondary prevention model
Whether and when to intervene and what services to offer families in crisis are critical questions in the field of child welfare. Policy makers and administrators struggle with how to target servicesExpand
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Policy Advocacy Organizations: A Framework Linking Theory and Practice
The practice of policy advocacy by organizations has outpaced its theoretical development. Yet the importance of a theoretical grounding for advocacy campaigns has increased with the need forExpand
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A study of Romanian foster families in Bistrita Judet
century for problems in its child welfare system. Child welfare problems and other social problems were exacerbated by the difficulties encountered in the transition to a market economy, includingExpand
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Teaching about diverse families through case studies and authentic performance assessment
Authentic performance assessment connects active learning pedagogy with assessment of student learning. Expand
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From maid to mother: transforming facilities, staff training, and caregiver dignity in an institutional facility for young children in Nepal.
This article provides a case study of a project to improve the health, safety, and development of children birth to 6 years old in a large orphanage in Nepal. Two interventions were conducted:Expand
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Assessing the Outcomes of Alternative Care and Treatment Responses
This chapter considers how the outcomes of alternative care and treatment in child protection can be assessed and the potential promise of public health approaches to child maltreatment. DespiteExpand
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Strategies of policy advocacy organizations and their theoretical affinities: Evidence from Q-methodology
Policy advocacy is an increasingly important function for many nonprofit organizations, yet their advocacy activities have largely escaped theoretical grounding. The literature on nonprofits hasExpand
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