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Prevention and coping in child and family care mothers in adversity coping with child care

Michael. Sheppard Mirka Gr?ohn

2004

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  • Title:
    Prevention and coping in child and family care mothers in adversity coping with child care
  • Author: Michael. Sheppard
  • Mirka Gr?ohn
  • Description: Cover; Prevention and Coping in Child and Family Care; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I: Context; 1. Policy, Prevention and Practice; 2. Dimensions of Coping; 3. Parenting; 4. Context, Study Methods; Part II: Problems and Stressors; 5. Women's Construction of Problems; 6. Ascribing Responsibility and Blame; 7. The Context for Coping: Associated Problems; Part III: Direct Coping; 8. Child-controlling Strategies; 9. Child-responsive Coping; 10. Emotion- and Self-focused Coping Strategies; 11. Four Case Studies; Part IV: Using Social Support; 12. Informal Support
    13. Seeking Help from Social Services14. Client Discourses of Judgements on Social Services; 15. Referral for Support to Outside Agencies; Part V: Epilogue; 16. Women's Appraisal of their Coping; 17. Conclusions: Prevention and Coping in Child and Family Care; References; Subject Index; Author Index
    This book considers the important question of mothers' coping strategies when they are in adversity. Drawing upon the women's own accounts, it focuses not only on what they do themselves to deal with their problems, but how they integrate their own problem solving approaches with the use of supports.
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Format: 1 online resource (354 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-283-90485-3;ISBN 1-84642-433-X
  • Subjects: Child care -- Psychological aspects; Family services; Mothers -- Psychology; Mothers -- Services for -- United States; Dysfunctional families; Stress (Psychology); Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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