Working with Children, Adolescents, and Their Families, 3rd Edition

ISBN-10: 0925065641

ISBN-13: 9780925065643

Edition: 3rd 2002

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List price: $39.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Lyceum Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/1/2002
Binding: Perfect 
Pages: 360
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

List of Figures and Tablesp. xi
About the Authorsp. xii
Prefacep. xiii
Taking Account of Children and their Familiesp. 1
Assessing Children and Their Families: Where to Beginp. 5
The "What Question"p. 5
Exploration: Observing, Asking, Listeningp. 6
Problem Parentingp. 8
Children With Problemsp. 10
Two-Way Traffic: Parent-to-Child; Child-to Parentp. 14
The Case of Avril Hayesp. 14
Perceived Self-Efficacyp. 15
Summary and Commentp. 16
Approaching Assessment: Step-by-Stepp. 18
The Family as a Systemp. 19
The Interviewp. 22
The Formulationp. 24
Identifying Target Problemsp. 25
Identifying Controlling Influencesp. 27
Beginning Your Assessmentp. 27
Group Processesp. 33
Thinking in "ABC" Termsp. 34
Summary and Commentp. 39
Taking Account of the Familyp. 40
The "Why" Questionp. 40
Life-Event Informationp. 42
The Family as a Dynamic Organizationp. 46
Theories of Family Lifep. 46
Family Violencep. 51
Abusep. 51
Neglectp. 52
Taking Account of the Childp. 53
Children in Needp. 53
When is a Child Being Harmed?p. 54
Assessment Methods Criteriap. 55
Taking Account of the Parentsp. 56
Summary and Commentp. 59
Formulating the "Why" Questionp. 61
Formulating Causes in the Case of Avril Hayesp. 63
Theoretical Approaches to Understanding Behaviorp. 66
Social Learning Modelp. 66
Medical Modelp. 72
Psychometric Modelp. 73
Personal Construct Modelp. 73
Psychodynamic Modelp. 76
Family Process Modelp. 82
Empirical Research Modelp. 83
Summary and Commentp. 84
Understanding Development and Change in Families and Childrenp. 87
Childhood and Adolescencep. 89
Assessment of Childrenp. 89
Puberty: The Gateway to Adolescencep. 98
Adolescencep. 100
Problem Areasp. 106
Sexual Encounters and Sexual Abusep. 121
Summary and Commentp. 126
Responsiveness in Parents and Childrenp. 128
Parental Responsivenessp. 129
Problematic Parentingp. 130
Parent-Child Attachmentp. 131
Responsiveness in Childrenp. 137
Parental Patternsp. 140
Parental Overprotectionp. 140
Parental Dominance/Restrictionp. 140
Parental Rejectionp. 141
Parental Permissivenessp. 143
Preventionp. 143
Summary and Commentp. 148
Loss and Change Experienced By Children and Familiesp. 150
Stages of Transitionp. 150
Childhood Bereavementp. 152
Parental Bereavementp. 152
Divorce or Separationp. 154
Reconstituted Familiesp. 158
Single-Parent Familiesp. 159
Summary and Commentp. 161
You as Helperp. 163
Intervention: Preliminaries, Planning, and Implementationp. 165
Preliminariesp. 165
Cultural Factorsp. 165
What Resources Are Available?p. 166
Communicating With Clientsp. 167
Reviewing Goalsp. 167
Monitoring Changep. 168
Planning the Interventionp. 169
An Illustration of an Interventionp. 173
Selection of Goals for Treatmentp. 175
Terminationp. 177
Follow-Upp. 177
Summary and Commentp. 178
The "How" Question: Helping People to Changep. 179
Mobilizing Human Resourcesp. 180
Marital Workp. 182
Family Therapyp. 183
Assessment and Interventionp. 186
Intervention Techniquesp. 189
Improving Relationships Within the Familyp. 190
Behavioral Approachesp. 191
The Behavioral Therapiesp. 192
A Social Learning Approach to Family Violencep. 193
Cognitive Behavioral Approachesp. 196
Contractsp. 199
Helping Your Client as an Individualp. 201
An Illustrationp. 205
Talking to and Guiding Young Peoplep. 207
Providing Informationp. 208
Counselingp. 208
Framework for Counselingp. 209
Counseling in a Crisisp. 210
The Impact of Children with Special Needsp. 211
Summary and Commentp. 214
More Methods and Techniquesp. 216
Group Workp. 216
Discussion Groupsp. 217
The Role of Course Organizerp. 219
Individual Helpingp. 220
Settling Differencesp. 222
Modelingp. 223
Role-Playp. 224
Exposure Trainingp. 226
Self-Control Trainingp. 226
Stress Managementp. 227
Summary and Commentp. 228
Child Management and Behavioral Methodsp. 230
Rules and Routinesp. 230
Preparing the Child for Lifep. 231
Strengthening New Patterns of Behaviorp. 234
Eliminating/Reducing Inappropriate Behaviorp. 236
Penalizing Undesirable Behaviorp. 240
Encouraging Competing Behaviorp. 241
Summary and Commentp. 241
Using Life Skills Trainingp. 243
Social Skills Trainingp. 245
Problem Solvingp. 245
The Development of Problem-Solving Skillsp. 248
Summary and Commentp. 251
Empowerment of Families and Evaluation of Practicep. 253
Beyond the Agency Door: Empowering and Mentoring Familiesp. 255
Identifying and Utilizing Client Strengthsp. 256
Strengths Perspectivep. 257
Avril and her Parents - Personal and Social Domainsp. 260
Helping Beyond the Agency Door Sustaining Benefits: Practice Examplesp. 262
Mentors: Extending Helping and Building on Strengthsp. 264
Definition and Roots of Mentoringp. 264
Human Services Mentorsp. 267
Practice Examples of Mentoringp. 268
Boundary Concerns in Mentoring Practicep. 270
Empowerment: The Glue That Can Hold!p. 271
Definitionp. 272
Dimensions of Practice for Empowerment: Personal to Politicalp. 273
Practice Limitations of Empowermentp. 274
Summary and Commentp. 275
Evaluating Practice Processes and Outcomesp. 277
Evaluation: An Integral Component of Practice Processes and Outcomesp. 277
Why Evaluate Practice?p. 277
Constraints in Evaluating Programs and Practicesp. 280
Evaluating Practicep. 282
Evaluation as Part of Interventionp. 282
Is Empirical Clinical Practice for You?p. 286
Limitations of Single-Subject Designp. 288
Professional Responsibility for the Practice of Evaluationp. 288
Ethical Practice Imperativesp. 290
Evaluating Programsp. 290
Why Evaluate Programs?p. 291
Summary and Commentp. 294
Epiloguep. 295
Parent Trainingp. 297
Treatment Options in Cases of Child Abuse and Neglectp. 309
Separation and Divorce: Helping Parents and Children Cope with the Aftermathp. 312
Sources of Increased Self-Empowermentp. 315
Bibliographyp. 317
Indexp. 334
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