Black Families in Therapy, Second Edition Understanding the African American Experience

ISBN-10: 1593853467

ISBN-13: 9781593853464

Edition: 2nd 2003

Authors: Nancy Boyd-Franklin

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Addressing cultural and racial issues in therapy with African American clients, this work explores the problems and challenges facing African American communities at different socioeconomic levels, outlining an empowerment-based approach to helping clients mobilize cultural and personal resources for change.
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List price: $40.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 4/20/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

Nancy Boyd-Franklin is a family therapist, psychologist, & professor at Rutgers University.

African American Families: The Cultural and Racial Context
Racism, Racial Identity, and Skin Color Issues
Extended Family Patterns, Kinship Care, and Informal Adoption
Role Flexibility and Boundary Confusion
African American Men and Women: Socialization and Relationships
Separation, Divorce, Remarriage, and Stepparenting
Religion and Spirituality in African American Families
Additional Important Topics in African American Communities
Major Treatment Theories, Issues, and Interventions
The Therapist's Use of Self and Value Conflicts
Major Family Therapy Approaches and Their Relevance to Treating African Americans
The Multisystems Model
Public Policy Issues: A Guide for Clinicians
Socioeconomic Class Issues and Diversity of Family Structures
Poor Families and the Multisystems Model
Single-Parent African American Families
Middle-Class African American Families
Implications for Supervision, Training, and Future Research
Implications for Training and Supervision
Conclusion and Implications for Future Clinical Work and Research
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