Publication type: Conference other
Type of review: No review
Title: Acting in the name of child well-being : ideologies and complexities of family interventions in child and youth care
Authors: Tausendfreund, Tim
Gabriel, Thomas
et. al: No
Conference details: Mini-symposium Gezinnen met complexe en meervoudige problematiek, Groningen, Netherlands, 12. May 2022
Issue Date: 12-May-2022
Language: English
Subjects: Ideologie; Komplexität; Familienbegleitung; Kindesschutz
Subject (DDC): 362.7: Youth services
Abstract: Child abuse and maltreatment have been described as wicked problems. A type of problem that is highly consequential, has shifting definitions, is difficult to solve, and poses risks for those who attempt. As a result, making decisions to prevent or stop child abuse and maltreatment often involves acting under uncertainties. To deal with uncertainties and to act responsibly, care workers need a reliable frame of reference. Too often these heuristics are grounded in ideologies that remain unquestioned in the everyday of care provision. The presentation acknowledges the need to act under uncertainty, spotlights the role of ideologies, and at the same time makes an appeal for a clear mandate: children need to be directly addressed if child well-being is in question.
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): Licence according to publishing contract
Departement: Social Work
Organisational Unit: Institute of Childhood, Youth and Family (IKJF)
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