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|Title:||Families in multi-problem situations : backgrounds, characteristics, and care services|
|Authors :||Tausendfreund, Tim|
Schulze, Gisela C.
Knorth, Erik J.
|Published in :||Child & youth services|
|Publisher / Ed. Institution :||Routledge|
|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)|
|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.|
|Organisational Unit:||Institute of Childhood, Youth and Family (IKJF)|
|Publication type:||Article in scientific journal|
|Appears in Collections:||Publikationen Soziale Arbeit|
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