Working With Families: Guidelines And Techniques
- Publish Date: 2011-10-25
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: John T. Edwards
A complete guide for helping professionals, with tried-and-true techniques for practicing family counseling therapy
Now in its second edition, Working With Families: Guidelines and Techniques is filled with up-to-date, systems-oriented techniques focused on field-tested results. 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 guidelines for working interactively, systematically, and compassionately with families.
Working With Families, Second Edition covers a range of topics including:
Family work in different settings
Therapeutic themes by family type
Managing adolescents in family sessions
Dealing with fear of family work
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 counseling therapy for all mental health professionals.