Family Group Conferences

Family Group Conferences : Perspectives on Policy and Practice

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All the chapters emphasise the values which distinguish family group conferences from conventional mechanisms for making decisions about young people who are in need of care and protection of who commit offences. Critical questions about the practice and potential of family group conferences are also explored.
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  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 152 x 230 x 18mm | 439.99g
  • Federation Press
  • Annandale, NSW, Australia
  • English
  • form
  • 1862872015
  • 9781862872011

Table of contents

Contents Foreword List Of Contributors 1 Introduction, Joe Hudson, Burt Galaway, Allison Morris and Gabrielle Maxwell 2 Origin And Development Of Family Group Conferences, Ian Hassall 3 Family Group Conferencing In New Zealand Child Protection Work, Sarah Fraser and Jenni Norton 4 Research On Family Group Conferences In Child Welfare In New Zealand, Jeremy Robertson 5 Family Group Conferences With Young Offenders In New Zealand, Trish Stewart 6 Research On Family Group Conferences With Young Offenders In New Zealand, Gabrielle Maxwell and Allison Morris 7 Family Conferencing For Young Offenders: The South Australian Experience, Joy Wundersitz and Sue Hetzel 8 Implementing And Evaluating Family Group Conferences With Children And Families In Victoria Australia, Paul Ban 9 Family Group Conferences In Child Welfare Services In England And Wales, Peter Marsh and Gillian Crow 10 Family Group Conferences In Canada And The United States: An Overview, Russ Immarigeon 11 Family Group Decision-Making In The United States: The Case Of Oregon, Larry Graber, Ted Keys and Jim White 12 Piloting Family Group Conferences For Young Aboriginal Offenders In Winnipeg, Canada, Lyle Longclaws, Burt Galaway and Lawrence Barkwell 13 Attending To Context: Family Group Decision Making In Canada, Joan Pennell and Gale Burford 14 Concluding Thoughts, Allison Morris, Gabrielle Maxwell,Joe Hudson and Burt Galaway Index
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