Art of Social Change: Readings
Fall 2012

Elizabeth Bartholet's NOBODY'S CHILDREN: Abuse and Neglect, Foster Drift, and the Adoption Alternative (Beacon Press 1999) [hereafter Nobody's Children] will serve as the course text together with additional course materials. As soon as the additional materials are ready, we will post them below. You will be able to simply click on the relevant Assignment Packet and download the PDF file.

Sept. 13Course Overview
Sept. 20Child Maltreatment: The Family Preservation Policy Debate
Sept. 27Substance Abuse and Child Maltreatment: The Family Drug Court Model
Oct. 4Nowhere to Go: Children Aging Out of State Care (A Film Screening & Discussion)
Oct. 11Igniting a Movement: Principles Behind Successful Social Change Efforts
Oct. 18Bullying: How to Create Safe School Climates for All Children
Oct. 25Education Reform: Focus on Early Education
Nov. 1Education Reform: Community Organizing
Nov. 8Child Mental Health: Strategies for Protecting the Most Vulnerable
Nov. 15Prostitution of Children: A Hidden Problem & Model Intervention Program
Nov. 29The School of Second Chances: Model Schools in Juvenile Facilities
Dec. 6Children Dying While Incarcerated: The New Frontier for Youth in Massachusetts


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