Outlining the dos and don'ts of working with different types of families and the various complications, nuances, and complexities that can occur, this practical guide provides a broad and proven selection of interventions, processes, and ...
Author: John T. Edwards
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
A complete guide for helping professionals, with tried-and-truetechniques for practicing family counseling therapy Now in its second edition, Working With Families: Guidelinesand Techniques is filled with up-to-date, systems-orientedtechniques focused on field-tested results. Outlining the dos anddon'ts of working with different types of families and the variouscomplications, nuances, and complexities that can occur, thispractical guide provides a broad and proven selection ofinterventions, processes, and guidelines for working interactively,systematically, and compassionately with families. Working With Families, Second Edition covers a rangeof topics including: Family work in different settings Session-by-session guidelines Therapeutic themes by family type Managing adolescents in family sessions Dealing with fear of family work Family mapping Strategic child assessment Chemical dependence and its impact on families Informed by the author's many years of experience in the field,both as a clinician and as a trainer, Working With Families,Second Edition offers an invaluable systems-oriented,goal-directed, problem-solving approach to family counselingtherapy for all mental health professionals.