Creating and sustaining a group culture care

Ainsworth, Frank, and Fulcher, Leon C. (2006) Creating and sustaining a group culture care. Child & Youth Services, 28 (1/2). pp. 151-176.

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Group care centers are established to provide a range of living, learning, treatment, and supervisory opportunities for children and young people who, for a variety of reasons, need alternative, supplementary, or substitute care. It is important, therefore, that group care centres establish an organizational climate, ethos, or culture of caring that is consistent with these objectives. This is achieved through internal organizational design, administrative routines, maintaining the physical environment, and support for staff team functioning, including attention to Specific work methods.

Item ID: 3947
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1545-2298
Keywords: group care; residential care; residential treatment; group homes; youth work; youthwork; group work; at-risk youth
Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2009 03:20
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111704 Community Child Health @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9205 Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health) > 920501 Child Health @ 100%
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