Family Therapy History, Theory, and Practice

ISBN-10: 0131725637

ISBN-13: 9780131725638

Edition: 4th 2007 (Revised)

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The fourth edition ofFamily Therapy: History, Theory, and Practicenbsp;is a comprehensive and developmental textbook. It covers all aspects of working with families. It begins by helping students understand the differences between functional and dysfunctional families. It then explains basic processes involved in treating couples and families before it delves into a dozen theoretical ways of treating families.nbsp;This text covers the history of family therapy, multicultural aspects of family therapy, ways of working with various types of families, ethical and legal issues in involved in family therapy, and ways of assessing families. This is the most thorough and well written text in the field.
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List price: $116.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 6/13/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.728
Language: English

Understanding Families and Family Dynamics
Individual and Family Life Cycles
Healthy and Dysfunctional Families
Therapeutic Approaches to Working with Families
Rationale and History of Family Therapy
The Process of Family Therapy
Couple and Marriage Enrichment and Therapy
Psychodynamic and Bowen Family Therapies
Experiential Family Therapies
Behavioral and Cognitive-Behavioral Family Therapies
Structural Family Therapy
Strategic and Systemic Family Therapies
Solution-Focused and Narrative Family Therapies
Special Populations in Family Therapy
Working with Single-Parent Families
Working with Remarried Families
Working with Culturally Diverse Families
Working with Substance-Related Disorders, Domestic Violence, Child Abuse, and Infidelity
Professional Issues and Research in Family Therapy
Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in Families
Research and Assessment in Family Therapy
AAMFT Code of Ethics
Ethical Code for the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors
Author Index
Subject Index
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