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Richard Barth

Richard P. Barth is Dean and Professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Maryland, USA. He has directed more than 40 studies, and most recently served as Co-Principal Investigator of the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being, the first national study of child welfare services in the USA.

JKP publications by Richard Barth

  1. Therapeutic Residential Care for Children and Youth

    Therapeutic Residential Care for Children and Youth

    Developing Evidence-Based International Practice

    Edited by James K. Whittaker, Jorge F. del Valle and Lisa Holmes

    Definitive and wide-ranging, this international review of therapeutic residential child care covers the latest research on how it works, how much it costs compared with the outcomes it delivers and how to deliver this effective form of care for the most troubled children in public care. Learn More
    2014, Ebook, ePUB, 392pp, £27.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-833-6
  2. Therapeutic Residential Care for Children and Youth

    Therapeutic Residential Care for Children and Youth

    Developing Evidence-Based International Practice

    Edited by James K. Whittaker, Jorge F. del Valle and Lisa Holmes

    Definitive and wide-ranging, this international review of therapeutic residential child care covers the latest research on how it works, how much it costs compared with the outcomes it delivers and how to deliver this effective form of care for the most troubled children in public care. Learn More
    2014, Hardback, 9.29in x 6.26in / 236mm x 159mm, 392pp, £90.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-963-3
    2014, Paperback / softback, 8.94in x 6.02in / 227mm x 153mm, 392pp, £27.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-792-9
  3. How Does Foster Care Work?

    How Does Foster Care Work?

    International Evidence on Outcomes

    Edited by Elizabeth Fernandez and Richard P. Barth

    How Does Foster Care Work? is an international collection of empirical studies on the outcomes of children in foster care. Drawing on research and perspectives from leading international figures in children's services across the developed world, the book provides an evidence base for programme planning, policy and practice. Learn More
    2010, Hardback, 8.94in x 5.98in / 227mm x 152mm, 320pp, £49.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-812-4
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 320pp, £49.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-389-8