Books tagged: child advocacy

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Houston - City Streets Homeless Kids
Price: Free! Words: 12,780. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A memoir about homeless kids and growing up and trying to survive this world when almost every card in the deck is stacked against you.
Barnahus quality standards – summary
Price: Free! Words: 20,070. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
All children subjected to abuse and violence in have the right to be protected and be safe. The key purpose of this publication is to provide a common operational and organisational framework that promotes practices which prevent retraumatisation, while securing valid testimonies for Court, and complies with children’s rights to protection, assistance and child-friendly justice.
One Child at a Time: The Mission of a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,800. Language: American English. Published: October 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
When children are taken from their family, due to abuse or neglect, they enter the custody of social services and are put into a foster home. Some of these children are lucky enough to be given a Court Appointed Special Advocate. “One Child at a Time” shares the experiences of CASAs working to give children a voice in court, and a chance to return to a safe home, or to find a new forever home.
The Protection of Children (Second Edition): State Intervention and Family Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,520. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work, Nonfiction » Law » Family law
Robert Dingwall, John Eekelaar and Topsy Murray's classic study of law & social work in action is based on the most extensive investigation of child abuse/neglect in Britain. It follows cases from the first detection of mistreatment to the resolution (or otherwise) of the problem. Famed for coining the oft-used (and misplaced) phrase "the rule of optimism," the book is updated in the 2014 edition.
Snake In The Grass
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,200. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Missing persons
How many of us have used the idea "what if", and my life would have been different. We cannot go back and change what is already done. We learn by the example of others. You can learn by these true stories of real life experiences that will make you cry, feel angry or stand triumphant. The choice is yours to find change and live a better life for yourself and your children.
A Journey To Justice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy, Nonfiction » Law » General law
A newborn baby girl is missing, unreported and murdered. The burned and eaten body is in a burn pit outside the Mother’s trailer. For months, the Mother denies everything. In July of 2011, the Caylee Anthony case is over in Florida but a similar trial is just starting in Monroe, North Carolina. In Florida, Anthony is found “Not Guilty”, the North Carolina jury finds "Guilty". Why?