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- DescriptionContributors to this book provide international perspectives on core issues in family support. Providing a combination of clear theoretical frameworks and practical guidance, with clear 'how to' messages and a strong emphasis on evaluation, this book will be of interest to social workers working in all areas of family support.
- Author BiographyPat Dolan is joint manager of Western Health Board/NUI, Galway Child and Family Research and Policy Unit and is the director of the forthcoming MA in Family Support Studies at the National University of Ireland. He is directly involved in research on family support and is a recognised international expert in the field. John Canavan is joint manager of Western Health Board/NUI, Galway Child and Family Research and Policy Unit. He manages and is directly involved as a researcher in the area of family support, child protection and alternative care, John Pinkerton is involved in teaching,, researching and writing in the areas of family support and care leaving. He is External Examiner to the MA in Social Work course at Trinity College Dublin, a member of the editorial board of the British Journal of Social Work, a member of the advisory board of the Children's Institute, University of Cape Town and consultant to the Northern Ireland government on the development of a Northern Ireland Children's Strategy. Pat Dolan, John Canavan and John Pinkerton also co-edited Family Support: Direction from Diversity (published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers).
- PublisherJessica Kingsley Publishers
- Date of Publication27/01/2006
- GenreSocial Studies: General
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintJessica Kingsley Publishers
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight471 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Edited byJohn Canavan,John Pinkerton,Pat Dolan
- Foreword byNeil Thompson
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