Handbook of Family Dispute Resolution Mediation Theory and Practice

ISBN-10: 0787956392
ISBN-13: 9780787956394
Edition: 2002
Authors: Alison Y. Taylor
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Description: This is a definitive text on the theory and application of family mediation. It will help lawyers to understand child and adult development, the effect of family conflicts on children, domestic violence, trauma and much more.

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Book details

List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/27/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 496
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

This is a definitive text on the theory and application of family mediation. It will help lawyers to understand child and adult development, the effect of family conflicts on children, domestic violence, trauma and much more.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Practical Theory
Understanding Family Dynamics
Assessing the Family from the Systemic View
Basic Tenets of Family Systems Theory
The Change Process from a Family Systems Perspective
Normalcy, Health, and Dysfunction
Dynamics of Personal and Family Development
Alliances, Legacies, and Secrets
Resilience and the Current Dilemma
Understanding Family Conflict
The Multiple Levels of Family Conflicts
Conflict Emergence and Intervention
Analyzing Family Conflicts
Reaction to Conflict: Anger, Indignation, and Aggression
How Families Fight
Negotiation Within Mediation
Face-Saving in Family Conflict
Family Mediation Models and Approaches
Models and Approaches: A Definition
Stage Theory Models
Problem-Solving and Negotiative Approaches
Procedural Models
Therapeutic Models
Transformative Approaches
Narrative Mediation Models
Interactive Approaches
Neutrality Concepts Across Models
Eclecticism, Integration, and Personalizing Models
Family Mediation Skills and Techniques
Case Assessment and Formulation
Shaping Client Sessions for Effectiveness
Mediating with Multiple Family Members
Caucusing
Power Balancing
Neutrality and Client Self-Determination
Transforming Impasses
Family Mediation Processes
Special Case Issues
Control, Abuse, and Violence
Mental Health Concerns
Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect
Framing Agreements for Special Issues Cases
Ethics and Standards, Confidentiality and Privilege
Ethics and Standards
Confidentiality and Privileged Communication
Cultural Issues in Family Mediation
Family Culture
Assessment of Cultural Factors
Identity, Adaptation, and Assimilation
The Mediator's Cultural Perspectives
African American Families in Mediation
Hispanic Cultural Themes
Asian Perspectives
Gay and Lesbian Families
Ethics and Practice Standards for Cultural Issues
Interfacing with Other Professionals and Parties
Continuity-of-Care Continuum
Involving Children and Other Parties
Working with Advocates and Attorneys
Individual and Marital Therapists
Specialized Practices in Family Mediation
Marital Mediation, Conciliation, and Prenuptial Agreements
Conciliation: Mediating the Problems of Staying Together
Marital Mediation Assessment
Themes of Attachment, Love, and Trust
Defining the Relationship by Agreement
Creating Appropriate Consequences
Prenuptial Agreements: More Than Money
Divorce Mediation
The Divorce Mediator's Role
Mandatory and Voluntary Mediation
Married Versus Unmarried Separations
Complete Divorces or Parenting Issues Only
Describing a Case Using an Interactive Model
Integrating Children into the Process
Postdivorce Concerns and Modifications
Parent-Teen Mediation
Service Provision Considerations
Power Dynamics During Sessions
Speaking Naturally
Practice Dimensions
Classic Parent-Teen Mediation: Pam and Suzie
Sequential Family Mediations: The Kents
Victim-Offender Youth Programs: The Nguyens
Adoption, Abuse, and Placement Cases
Fitting the Model to the Situation
Confidentiality and Privileged Communications
Power Dynamics in Placement Cases
Child Protection and Placement Cases
Adoption
Elder Care and Family Medical Concerns
Mediable Disputes for Elders and Ill and Disabled People
Issues of the Elderly Population
Power Issues in Medical Disputes Concerning Elders
Mediating Family Medical Issues
Mediating Adult Guardianship
Case Example: Out-of-Home Placement for an Aging Parent
Case Example: Placement and Medical Treatment Dilemmas
Case Example: Postprocedure Medical Complaint
Case Example: Adult Guardianship of a Disabled Sister
Household Map
Report of the Academy of Family Mediators Task Force on Spousal and Child Abuse
Control, Abuse, and Domestic Violence Screener
Parenting Plan Rationale and Matrix
Budget Sheet
References
The Author
Index

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