Child and Family Advocacy

Bridging the Gaps Between Research, Practice, and Policy

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-7455-5 (Print) 978-1-4614-7456-2 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-10

      The Wellbeing of Children in the United States: Evidence for a Call for Action

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      Pages 11-16

      Advocating for Children, Youth, and Families in the Policymaking Process

  3. Selected Child Issues in Need of Advocacy Effort

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 17-17

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      Pages 19-34

      Promoting Children’s Mental Health: The Importance of Collaboration and Public Understanding

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      Pages 35-49

      Health Reform: A Bridge to Health Equity

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      Pages 51-71

      Child Maltreatment Prevention

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      Pages 73-89

      Strategies for Ending Homelessness Among Children and Families

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      Pages 91-105

      Lessons Learned About the Impact of Disasters on Children and Families and Post-disaster Recovery

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      Pages 107-123

      Early Childhood Education and Care: Legislative and Advocacy Efforts

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      Pages 125-148

      Education Reform Strategies for Student Self-Regulation and Community Engagement

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      Pages 149-157

      Media Violence and Children: Applying Research to Advocacy

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      Pages 159-171

      Changing Juvenile Justice Policy and Practice: Implementing Evidence-Based Practices in Louisiana

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      Pages 173-189

      Advocacy for Child Welfare Reform

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      Pages 191-201

      American Indian and Alaska Native Children and Families

  4. Illustrations of Advocacy Practices

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 203-203

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      Pages 205-215

      A Multilevel Framework for Local Policy Development and Implementation

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      Pages 217-231

      When Evidence and Values Collide: Preventing Sexually Transmitted Infections

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      Pages 233-251

      Lessons from the Legislative History of Federal Special Education Law: A Vignette for Advocates

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      Pages 253-268

      The Promise of Family Engagement: An Action Plan for System-Level Policy and Advocacy

  5. History of Division 37

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 269-269

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      Pages 271-290

      The Evolving Legacy of the American Psychological Association’s Division 37: Bridging Research, Practice, and Policy to Benefit Children and Families

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 291-303