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  • Children in Changing Families: Life After Parental Separation

    Children in Changing Families: Life After Parental Separation

    by Jan Pryor & Bryan Rodgers

    *Only 1 left at this price* *No refund on this item: Was: $92.95* *Reduced by 25% - now $71.95* At time when separation and divorce are increasingly common, this book supplies much-needed insights into why some children survive change in families better than others. *Contents:* List of Figures and Tables. Series Editor's Preface. Acknowledgments. Glossary of Studies Frequently Referred to in the Book. Introduction. 1. The Context of Family Transitions. 2. Frameworks for Understanding Family Transitions. 3. Family Transitions and Outcomes for Children. 4. Children's Perceptions of Families and Family Change....

  • Direct Work with Family Groups: Simple, Fun Ideas to Aid Engagement, Assessment and Enable Positive Change

    Direct Work with Family Groups: Simple, Fun Ideas to Aid Engagement, Assessment and Enable Positive Change

    by Audrey Tait and Helen Wosu

    Direct Work with Family Groups is full of great ideas to aid engagement, assessment and enable positive change through direct work with family groups. Working with families can be a challenging experience. This book looks at the personal skills needed to engage families, both at home and in the community. It provides guidance on how to assess and manage the needs of individual family members, whilst also being mindful of potential risk factors. With easy to use activities and resources, this book will inspire you to think about creative...

  • Early Intervention with Multi-Risk Families: An Integrative Approach

    Early Intervention with Multi-Risk Families: An Integrative Approach

    by Sarah Landy and Rosanne Menna

    Helping families who live in environments with multiple risk factors - including poverty, domestic violence, teen parenthood, mental illness, and substance abuse - requires that professionals and paraprofessionals work together to provide the best possible interventions. This much-needed book shows service providers how to help these multi-risk families by using an integrative model that brings together the most effective intervention techniques from a variety of theoretical approaches, parenting strategies, and innovative programs. Professionals will learn how to effectively engage parents if they are resistant to intervention, and they'll discover specific, practical...

  • Family Therapy: A Constructive Framework

    Family Therapy: A Constructive Framework

    by Roger Lowe

    Roger Lowe achieves the almost impossible task of bringing together various theories, techniques and case examples in clear and accessible ways. Readers of all disciplines, from front-line hard-pressed practitioners to students on therapy and social work courses, will be grateful for the simple and above all useful way he tackles the burning questions that arise in working with the family group. Family Therapy introduces practitioners to the principles of using a constructive and collaborative approach with families. The approach builds on a strengths-based philosophy and focuses on enhancing family resilience...

  • Family Therapy: Exploring the Field's past, Present and Possible Futures

    Family Therapy: Exploring the Field's past, Present and Possible Futures

    by David Denborough

    In these personal and thoughtful interviews, influential family therapists from different parts of the world invite the reader into their worldview and the history that has shaped it. In some circumstances they also offer reflections and regrets about aspects of past practices, and they speak of what continues to inspire them. This is a friendly and personal book which enables readers to engage with the history and diversity of ideas of the field of family therapy and also to get to know, in some small way, those whose stories...

  • Genograms Assessment and Intervention

    Genograms Assessment and Intervention

    by McGoldrick, Gerson and Petry

    Widely used by both family therapists and all health care professionals, the genogram is a graphic way of organizing the mass of information gathered during a family assessment and finding patterns in the family system for more targeted treatment. Now updated and expanded in its third edition, and featuring revised genograms for easier reading, reflecting the growing and widespread use of genograms for clinical intervention, this best-selling text provides a standard method for constructing a genogram, doing a genogram interview, and interpreting the results. Genograms of famous families—Sigmund Freud, Woody Allen...

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