Basic Issues in Coordinating Family and Child Welfare Programs

This volume consists of papers delivered at two seminars of the Fels Institute of Local and State Government at the University of Pennsylvania. The first considered basic issues underlying the coordination of family and child welfare services; the second discussed issues in the coordinated use of family and child welfare resources.

Basic Issues in Coordinating Family and Child Welfare Programs

Edited by Charles P. Cella, Jr. and Rodney P. Lane

1964 | 136 pages | Cloth $79.95
Public Policy | Sociology
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Table of Contents

I. The Problem of Social Welfare Coordination—A Public Administration Viewpoint
—Rodney P. Lane
Government Consulting Service, Fels Institute of Local and State Government, University of Pennsylvania

II. "A Coordinated Pattern of Services"—Shibboleth or Feasible Goal?
—Alfred J. Kahn
New York School of Social Work, Columbia University

III. Do Our Program and Administration Instruments for Serving Family and Child Welfare Needs Reflect and Implement the Highest Level of Knowledge for Solving the Problems Presented?
—Veri Lewis
School of Social Work, University of Maryland

IV. How Adequate and Flexible Are the Legal Base and Social Policy Which Underlie Family and Child Welfare Services and Resources?
—Wayne Vasey
Graduate School of Social Work, Rutgers University

V. How Efficiently Are We Spending Public and Private Funds to Meet Total Family and Child Welfare Needs?
—James R. Dumpson
The City of New York, Department of Welfare

VI. How Should Public and Private Agencies Relate in the Development of a Coordinated Pattern of Services?
—Fred Delliquadri
New York School of Social Work, Columbia University

VII. How Effectively Are We Utilizing Professional Staff Resources in Meeting Family and Child Welfare Needs?
—Mary R. Baker
Council on Social Work Education