ERIC Number: ED183290
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Family Day Care as a Child Protection Service.
Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA. Training for Child Care Project.
In this booklet information is presented on how family day care can best be utilized as part of a larger treatment plan in cases of child abuse and neglect. Child protective services are defined and described and reasons for considering family day care as a resource in child protection cases are discussed. The advantages for the child, the parent, and the child care worker of using family day care as a child protection service are delineated. Aspects which could contribute to maximizing the usefulness of family day care as a resource for child protection are examined, including: (1) careful selection of providers, (2) involvement of family day care providers in treatment plans, (3) examination of the protection service process, (4) administrative issues, (5) professional supports, (6) training, and (7) termination of care. (JMB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA. Training for Child Care Project.