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Family Engagement in Schools: Strategies for School Social Workers and Educators

Nancy Chavkin


Family Engagement with Schools: Strategies for School Social Workers and Educators provides evidence-based strategies for school social workers and educators to engage families in their children’s education by building on the strengths of families. Forty years of research confirms that family engagement with schools is critical for student success. School social workers and educators can help to build family-school-community partnerships that will increase student success. This book begins with a review of both the research and the current policy mandates for engaging families in their childre ... More

Keywords: family, partnership, education, social worker, community, school, leadership, resource

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780190642129
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190642129.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nancy Chavkin, author
Regents' Professor, Minnie Stevens Piper Professor, University Distinguished Professor, & Director, Center for Children and Families, School of Social Work, Texas State University-San Marcos