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  1. Boarding Schools at the Crossroads of Change

    The Influence of Residential Education Institutions on National and Societal Development

    By Jerome Beker, Yitzhak Kashti

    Boarding Schools at the Crossroads of Change: The Influence of Residential Education Institutions on National and Societal Development is an essential, applicable historical reference for anyone interested in positively molding the social future of the world’s troubled youth. Guided by its...

    Published March 15th 1998 by Routledge

  2. The Occupational Experience of Residential Child and Youth Care Workers

    Caring and Its Discontents

    By Jerome Beker, Mordecai Arieli

    From open and straightforward accounts of residential care workers, The Occupational Experience of Residential Child and Youth Care Workers shows you how care is handled, not how it should be handled. This book introduces you to a social reality, a sometimes very difficult and challenging social...

    Published June 2nd 1997 by Routledge

  3. The Anthropology of Child and Youth Care Work

    By Jerome Beker

    The Anthropology of Child and Youth Care Work presents and illustrates an anthropological model of child and youth care work and explores the associated benefits of such an approach. Author Rivka A. Eisikovits’model enhances workers’on-the-job effectiveness with clients and co-workers...

    Published January 26th 1997 by Routledge

  4. Residential Education as an Option for At-Risk Youth

    By Jerome Beker, Doug Magnuson

    Residential Education as an Option for At-Risk Youth explores recent residential programs in Israel, draws comparisons with their European counterparts, and recommends practical approaches for the revitalization of such programs in the United States. This volume refutes the conventional...

    Published June 25th 1996 by Routledge

  5. Travels in the Trench Between Child Welfare Theory and Practice

    A Case Study of Failed Promises and Prospects for Renewal

    By Jerome Beker, George Thomas

    Travels in the Trench Between Child Welfare Theory and Practice examines how the child welfare field’s rush to establish credibility and permanence through program growth during the post World War II era gave rise to a massive but fragile conglomerate unprepared to prove its merits when challenged...

    Published August 31st 1994 by Routledge

  6. Negotiating Positive Identity in a Group Care Community

    Reclaiming Uprooted Youth

    By Jerome Beker

    In this readable book, Zvi Levy, Hadassim’s Director, provides a careful account of how, over time, he and others have shaped a community to foster health, identity, and competence in distressed young people. Canadian WIZO (Women’s International Zionist Organization) Hadassim is a thriving youth...

    Published November 30th 1993 by Routledge

  7. Information Systems in Child, Youth, and Family Agencies

    Planning, Implementation, and Service Enhancement

    By Jerome Beker, Anthony J Grasso Dsw, Irwin Epstein, Boysville Of Michigan

    Here is a detailed look at the design, development, and successful implementation of a utilization-focused, computerized information system in an agency serving children, youths, and families. This important book describes Boysville of Michigan?s effort to create a model of information utilization...

    Published October 11th 1993 by CRC Press

  8. Assessing Child Maltreatment Reports

    The Problem of False Allegations

    By Jerome Beker, Michael Robin

    This seminal book in the literature of child protective services stimulates critical thinking and informed discussion for those professionals and educators concerned with the quality of children’s protective services. The first book of its kind to present scholarly reports on false allegations,...

    Published September 26th 1991 by Routledge

  9. Homeless Children

    The Watchers and the Waiters

    By Jerome Beker, Nancy A Boxill

    At last, here is a compassionate, humane, and informative volume on the most unique and vulnerable group in our society today--homeless children. Homeless Children: The Watchers and the Waiters is unique because it offers an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the children and the...

    Published June 4th 1990 by Routledge

  10. Being in Child Care

    A Journey Into Self

    By Gerry Fewster, Jerome Beker

    Primarily intended for the professional child and youth care worker, this new book challenges the most basic methods and beliefs of contemporary practice. Written in the form of a novel, the central issues of child care are brought to life through the subjective experiences of a young practitioner....

    Published May 23rd 1990 by Routledge

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