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Author Dicker, Sheryl.

Title Reversing the odds : improving outcomes for babies in the child welfare system / by Sheryl Dicker ; [foreword by Carol H. Rasco].

Published Baltimore, Md. : Paul H. Brookes Pub. Co., [2009]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  362.7 DICK    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxii, 193 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-181) and index.
Contents Why the odds must be reversed for young children in the child welfare system -- The history of young children in the child welfare system -- A child's journey through the child welfare system -- Promising new research -- Powerful new laws -- Using the courts as a portal for healthy development : the New York case study -- Using health care as a portal for healthy development : the Arkansas case study -- Using the portal of early intervention for healthy development : the Philadelphia case study -- Unlocking a new portal for healthy development : early childhood education -- Putting the pieces together : one jurisdiction at one point in time.
Subject Child welfare -- United States.
Child development -- United States.
Social service -- United States.
Early childhood education -- United States.
Children -- Services for -- United States.
ISBN 9781557669612 (paperback)
1557669619 (paperback)