Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.21256/zhaw-5514
Title: Families in multi-problem situations : backgrounds, characteristics, and care services
Authors : Tausendfreund, Tim
Knot-Dickscheit, Jana
Schulze, Gisela C.
Knorth, Erik J.
Grietens, Hans
Published in : Child & youth services
Volume(Issue) : 37
Issue : 1
Pages : 4
Pages to: 22
Publisher / Ed. Institution : Routledge
Issue Date: 2016
License (according to publishing contract) : CC BY-NC-ND 4.0: Attribution - Non commercial - No derivatives 4.0 International
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Language : English
Subjects : Family preservation; Poverty; Social exclusion; Home-based interventions; International comparison
Subject (DDC) : 362: Health and social services
Abstract: The article reviews practical experiences and theoretical reflections from the Dutch child and youth care sector on the provision of care for families with multiple problems. Emphasis is laid upon the complex relations between socioeconomic and psychosocial problems, and subsequent issues that may arise in arranging child and youth care. Furthermore, the current state of discussion in program development for the target group in the Netherlands is introduced. The originally English concept of families with multiple problems has been used only modestly in German-speaking countries. This is remarkable from an international perspective, especially considering the re-emerging prominence of social policies that define families as a site of social work practice in English-speaking countries. We conclude that the themes, as derived from our review open up possibilities for further international comparisons, and can provide valuable reference for the transnational discourse about child and youth care services for families with multiple problems.
Departement: Social Work
Organisational Unit: Institute of Childhood, Youth and Family (IKJF)
Publication type: Article in scientific journal
DOI : 10.21256/zhaw-5514
10.1080/0145935X.2015.1052133
ISSN: 0145-935X
1545-2298
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/16706
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