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The Handbook For Working With Children & Youth: Pathways To Resilience Across Cultures and Contexts examines lives lived well despite adversity. Calling upon some of the most progressive thinkers in the field, it presents a groundbreaking collection of original writing on the theories, methods of study, and interventions to promote resilience. Unlike other works that have left largely unquestioned their own culture-bound interpretations of the ways children and youth survive and thrive, this volume explores the multiple paths children follow to health and well-being in diverse national and international settings. It demonstrates the connection between social and political health resources and addresses the more immediate concerns of how those who care for children create the physical, emotional, and spiritual environments in which resilience is nurtured.     

Alternative Approaches to Promoting the Health and Well-Being of Children Accessing Community Resources to Support Resilience
Alternative approaches to promoting the health and well-being of children accessing community resources to support resilience

Schools, mental health agencies, public health departments, judicial systems, child protection agencies, recreation services, and family resource centers are but a few of the Canadian public child-serving organizations that work with children and youth on a daily basis in attempts to promote their health and well-being. These organizations have in place policies, standards, procedures, working protocols, and professional practices to facilitate responding to the needs of children and youth. These public child-serving organizations tend to respond well to individuals and families who are deemed to be functioning adequately in society. People are educated in ...

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