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  • Working With Families
    Working With Families
  • Working With Families: An Integrative Model By Level Of Need
    Working With Families: An Integrative Model By Level Of Need
  • Working with Families An Integrative Model by Level of Need
    Working with Families An Integrative Model by Level of Need


The fourth edition of Working with Families presents an innovative model for choosing specific intervention methods that meet the discriminate level of need of a particular family. Thomas P. Holland has been added as a second author to help update and maintain the most current text possible.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. xiii
Prefacep. xv
Authorsp. xxi
Contributorsp. xxiii
Outline of Approachesp. xxvi
Theory Base and Contextual Practice: Metatheories for Working with Families at Four Levels of Needp. 1
Levels of Family Needp. 2
Level Ip. 3
Level IIp. 5
Level IIIp. 8
Level IVp. 9
Intervention Criteriap. 10
Summaryp. 12
Discussion Questionsp. 13
Internet Resourcesp. 13
Suggested Readingsp. 13
Referencesp. 14
An Ecological Systems-Social Constructionism Approach to Family Practicep. 15
Ecological Systems Perspectivep. 15
Applications to Family Practicep. 19
Caveats in Using the Ecosystems Metatheoryp. 22
Social Constructionist Perspectivep. 23
Applications to Family Practicep. 25
Caveats in Using the Social Constructionist Metatheoryp. 26
Comparing and Integrating the Metatheoriesp. 27
Summaryp. 30
Discussion Questionsp. 30
Internet Resourcesp. 31
Suggested Readingsp. 31
Referencesp. 32
Contexts of Helping: Commonalities and Human Diversitiesp. 35
The Helping Relationship/Therapeutic Alliancep. 36
Client Diversityp. 38
Summaryp. 48
Discussion Questionsp. 49
Internet Resourcesp. 49
Suggested Readingsp. 49
Referencesp. 50
Ethically Informed and Spiritually Sensitive Practicep. 52
Ethically Informed Practicep. 52
Spiritually Sensitive Practicep. 62
Ethical Challengesp. 69
Summaryp. 70
Discussion Questionsp. 70
Internet Resourcesp. 71
Suggested Readingsp. 71
Referencesp. 72
First Level of Family Need: Basic Survivalp. 75
Interventions with Level I, Neglectful Families: A New Model of Family Preservationp. 76
Needs of Neglectful Familiesp. 78
Assessmentp. 78
Goals: Defining Family Preservationp. 80
Basic Tenetsp. 80
Intervention Approach: Preserving Neglectful Level I Familiesp. 83
Evaluation of Effectivenessp. 87
Application to Families on Levels II, III, and IVp. 88
Ethical Challengesp. 89
Summaryp. 89
Discussion Questionsp. 89
Internet Resourcesp. 90
Suggested Readingsp. 90
Referencesp. 90
A Family Case Management Approach for Level I Needsp. 94
Family Needsp. 94
Family Case Assessmentp. 95
Treatment Goalsp. 97
Treatment Approach: A Generalist Model of Case Managementp. 98
Evaluationp. 107
Application to Families at Other Levels of Needp. 108
Ethical Challengesp. 108
Summaryp. 109
Discussion Questionsp. 109
Internet Resourcesp. 110
Suggested Readingsp. 110
Referencesp. 111
Second Level of Family Need: Structure, Limits, and Safetyp. 115
Structural Family Interventionsp. 116
Levels of Family Needp. 116
Assessmentp. 117
Goalsp. 119
Intervention Approachp. 119
Evaluationp. 122
Application to Families at Other Levels of Needp. 123
Ethical Challengesp. 123
Summaryp. 124
Discussion Questionsp. 125
Suggested Videotapesp. 125
Suggested Readingsp. 126
Referencesp. 126
Social Learning Family Interventionsp. 128
Family Needsp. 128
Assessment and Treatment Goalsp. 131
Social Learning Family Interventionsp. 133
Evaluation of Effectivenessp. 139
Application to Families on Levels I, III, and IVp. 139
Ethical Challengesp. 140
Summaryp. 140
Discussion Questionsp. 141
Internet Resourcesp. 142
Suggested Readingsp. 142
Referencesp. 142
Third Level of Family Need: Boundaries and Controlp. 145
Solution-Focused Family Interventionsp. 146
Assumptionsp. 146
Typical Needs of Level III Familiesp. 147
Assessmentp. 148
Theory Base and Basic Tenetsp. 149
Treatment Goalsp. 151
Applicationp. 153
Application to Spiritualityp. 156
Interventionsp. 157
Evaluationp. 161
Application to Families on Levels I, II, and IVp. 163
Ethical Challengesp. 163
Summaryp. 164
Discussion Questionsp. 164
Internet Resourcesp. 164
Suggested Readingsp. 165
Referencesp. 165
Family Systems Theoryp. 167
Needs Presented by Level III Familiesp. 168
Assessmentp. 168
Goals of the Interventionp. 174
Intervention Approachesp. 174
Applicationsp. 177
Evaluation of Effectivenessp. 184
Application to Families at Other Levels of Needp. 186
Ethical Challengesp. 186
Summaryp. 187
Discussion Questionsp. 188
Internet Resourcesp. 189
Suggested Readingsp. 189
Referencesp. 190
Fourth Level of Family Need: Family and Personal Growthp. 193
Narrative Family Interventionsp. 194
Needsp. 194
Goalsp. 195
Theoretical Foundations and Basic Tenetsp. 197
Assessmentp. 200
Intervention Approachesp. 202
Evaluationp. 210
Application to Families at Other Levels of Needp. 211
Ethical Challengesp. 212
Summaryp. 212
Discussion Questionsp. 213
Internet Resourcesp. 213
Suggested Readingsp. 213
Referencesp. 215
Object Relations Family Interventionsp. 220
Family Needsp. 221
Family Case Assessmentp. 224
Treatment Goalsp. 228
Intervention Approach: Theory Base and Tenetsp. 229
Application to Families on Level IVp. 233
Interventions and Techniquesp. 234
Evaluation of Effectivenessp. 237
Application to Families Functioning at Other Levelsp. 237
Ethical Challengesp. 238
Summaryp. 239
Discussion Questionsp. 239
Internet Resourcesp. 240
Suggested Readingsp. 240
Referencesp. 240
The Family in the Community: Ecosystem Implicationsp. 243
The Family in the Communityp. 244
The Case of Mrs. Y.p. 245
Dual Focusp. 245
Definition of Communityp. 246
Family Practitioner and Agency Helping Function in Communityp. 247
Two Models That Address Family Needs on a Community Levelp. 248
Summaryp. 252
Discussion Questionsp. 252
Internet Resourcesp. 253
Suggested Readingsp. 253
Referencesp. 254
Ethics Cases and Commentariesp. 255
Glossaryp. 261
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