Parents Who Misuse Drugs and Alcohol - Effective  Interventions in Social Work and Child Protection, Paperback Book

Parents Who Misuse Drugs and Alcohol - Effective Interventions in Social Work and Child Protection Paperback

Part of the Wiley Child Protection & Policy Series series

Description

This book presents original research outlining the key elements in responding to parental misuse of drugs and alcohol. * Offers a definition of misuse and addiction and the factors that influence the nature of misuse or addiction * Reviews extensively the nature and impact of parental substance misuse on children and families using the latest evidence * Explores how research and theories might help inform professionals or non-professionals assessing families affected by parents who misuse drugs or alcohol * Provides an in-depth discussion of Motivational Interviewing, including a critical discussion of the challenges and limitations involved in using it in child and family settings * Considers the wider implications of the findings for practice and policy and argues that these responses can be used across the field of work with vulnerable children and their families

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 262 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Child welfare
  • ISBN: 9780470871515

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