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Closer to home: Parent mentoring in child welfare.
Child Welfare (2006)
  • Edward Cohen, San Jose State University
  • L Canan
Abstract

The article addresses the emerging use of parent mentors, parents who have successfully negotiated the child welfare system and provide support and advocacy to others. It explores the theoretical justification, roles, and expected outcomes and benefits of parent mentors. It describes the organizational factors thought to be required for such programs, drawing on the available literature and the practice experience of a recently implemented Parent Partners program in a county child welfare agency.

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2006
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Citation Information
Edward Cohen and L Canan. "Closer to home: Parent mentoring in child welfare." Child Welfare Vol. 85 Iss. 5 (2006)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/edward_cohen/12/