Mastering Competencies in Family Therapy A Practical Approach to Theory and Clinical Case Documentation

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 3/20/2009
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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MASTERING COMPETENCIES IN FAMILY THERAPY: THEORY-BASED ASSESSMENT provides a competency-based approach to teaching clinical skills in marriage and family therapy, an approach already adopted by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). Using a light and inviting tone, Gehart offers a comprehensive five-step model for competent treatment which includes case conceptualization, clinical assessment (diagnosis) and case management, treatment planning, evaluation of progress, and documentation. The work also includes a set of useful clinical forms that can be applied in practice environments, as well as an introduction to the importance of theory and evidence-based practice in all five steps.

Table of Contents

Marriage And Family Therapy Competencies
Competency in Family Therapy
Case Conceptualization
Clinical Assessment
Treatment Planning
Evaluating Progress in Therapy
Document It: Progress Notes
Marriage And Family Therapy Theories
Understanding the Role of Theory in Therapy
Philosophical Foundations of Family Therapy Theories
Systemic and Strategic Therapies
Structural Therapy
Experiential Family Therapies
Intergenerational and Psychoanalytic Family Therapies
Behavioral and Cognitive Couple and Family Therapies
Solution-Based Therapies
Collaborative and Narrative Therapies
Group Therapy With Couples and Families
Closing Thoughts: Where to Go From Here?
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