Family Therapy : An Overview

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-03-08
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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This current, engaging, and practice-oriented text is your complete resource for mastering the many facets of family therapy. In this Seventh Edition of their respected text, Irene and Herbert Goldenberg examine and explain traditional and evolving viewpoints, perspectives, values, intervention techniques, and goals of family therapy. The authors provide practice-oriented content that will help you become an empathic and effective family therapist. The new edition includes the latest references and contemporary thinking on central issues such as family resiliency, alternative forms of family life today, gender, culture, and ethnic considerations. This edition also contains the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Code of Ethics-a great reference that will help you understand the importance of ethical practices.

Table of Contents

Fundamentals of Family Psychology
Adopting a Family Relationship Framework
Family Development: Continuity and Change
Gender, Culture, and Ethnicity Factors in Family Functioning
Interlocking Systems: The Individual, the Family, and the Community
The Development and Practice Of Family Therapy
Origins and Growth of Family Therapy
Professional Issues and Ethical Practices
The Established Schools of Family Therapy
Psychodynamic Models
Transgenerational Models
Experiential Models
The Structural Model
Strategic Models
The Milan Systemic Model
Behavioral and Cognitive-Behavioral Models
New Directions in Family Therapy
Social Construction Models: I. Solution-Focused Therapy and Collaborative Therapy
Social Construction Models: II. Narrative Therapy
Psychoeducational Models: Teaching Skills to Specific Populations
Clinical Research? The Synergy of Science and Practice
Research on Family Assessment and Therapeutic Outcomes
Family Theories and Family Therapies: An Overview
A Comparative View of Family Theories and Therapies
AAMFT Code of Ethics
Becoming a Competent Family Therapist: Training and Supervision
Name Index
Subject Index
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