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Enhancing outcomes through children’s literature

Seden, Janet (2009). Enhancing outcomes through children’s literature. Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies, 4(2) pp. 142–147.

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This article considers how child outcomes can be improved through parent/child reading. The article suggests that while this process is well understood in education, it may be overlooked by other child welfare professionals. The article argues that practitioners can utilize this process when assessing and intervening with children in need and looked after children. It draws from aliterature review and empirical study and summarizes some key findin gs.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2009 Routledge
ISSN: 1745-0128
Keywords: child; young person; family support; children’s literature; parenting capacity; social work assessment;
Academic Unit/Department: Health and Social Care > Social Work
Health and Social Care
Item ID: 18844
Depositing User: Janet Seden
Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2009 10:49
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2016 20:13
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