C.A.R.E. 3rd Edition Creating Conditions for Change Published by: The Child Welfare League of America Author: Martha J. Holden, M.S. 2023 Narrator: Rich Germaine Length 7 hours : 58 minutes

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Martha J. Holden, M.S.

C.A.R.E. 3rd Edition

Written by
Martha J. Holden, M.S.

The CARE practice model provides a framework for residential care based on a valid theory of how children change and develop, motivating both children and staff to adhere to routines, structures, and processes, minimizing the potential for interpersonal conflict. The core principles of the model have a strong research and/or theoretical relationship to positive child outcomes, and can be incorporated into a wide variety of programs and treatment models.


Subjects covered include:

  1. Building a Foundation
  2. It Begins with What You Believe
  3. Building a Caring Community
  4. Relationship Based: The Importance of Caring
  5. Trauma Informed: Responding to Pain-Based Behavior
  6. Family Involved: Family, Culture, Community
  7. Developmentally Focused: Growing Up in Care
  8. Competence Centered: Discovering the Child’s Potential
  9. Ecologically Oriented: Creating a Therapeutic Environment
  10. The Struggle for Congruence in the Best Interests of the child

Other editorial contributions were provided by the following faculty of the Residential Child Care Project, Cornell University.

  • Rich Heresniak
  • Kelly Dempsey, B.S.
  • Courtney Patterson
  • Veronica Marin
  • I. Franklin Kuhn, Jr., Ph.D.
  • James Anglin, Ph.D.
  • Michael A. Nunno, D.S.W.
  • Mary Ruberti, M.S.W.
  • Charlie Izzo, Ph.D.
  • Bill Martin, MHSA
  • Deb Bunce, Ph.D.
  • Eugene Saville
  • Trudy Radcliffe
  • Barbara Wells

All rights reserved © 2023 Residential Child Care Project, Cornell University
Published by: The Child Welfare League of America
727 15th Street, NW, Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20005

No part of this book may be reproduced, in any form, without written permission from the copyright holder and publisher.

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