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Collaborative Brief Therapy with Children

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ISBN-10: 1606235680

ISBN-13: 9781606235683

Edition: 2nd 2010

Authors: Matthew D. Selekman

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List price: $45.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 3/18/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 332
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Expanding the Possibilities: A Collaborative Strengths-Based Brief Therapy Approach with Children
Introduction: Myths about Children and Therapy
Superkids: How Resiliency Research Can Inform Our Clinical Practices
Positive Psychology: Studying What Is Right with People and Empowering Them to Flourish in Their Lives
An Evolving Integrative Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Model for Children and Adolescents: The Collaborative Strengths-Based Brief Therapy Approach
Applying the Collaborative Strengths-Based Brief Therapy Approach with Children
The Collaborative Strengths-Based Family Assessment Session
Eliciting Client Expertise through Their Self-Generated Pretreatment Changes
Overview of the Family Assessment Session
Assuming the Buddhist Perspective with a Twist
Defining and Clarifying the Problem
Meaning Making and Eliciting the Family Story
Determining the Real Customer(s) for Change
Coauthoring a New Family Story
Co-Constructing the Blueprint for Change Plan
The Editorial Reflection
The Postassessment Session Self-Reflection
Interviewing for Change: Co-Creating Compelling Future Realities with Children and Their Families
Interviewing for Change
Conclusion
Finding Fit: Guidelines for Therapeutic Experiment Design, Selection, and Implementation
The Key Elements for Optimizing Fit with Therapeutic Experiment Design and Selection
Idea-Generating Strategies for Creative Problem Solving
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Tasks: Old Standards That Work
Positive Psychology Therapeutic Experiments: Soloing and Playing with Passion and Meaning
Conclusion
Curious George Meets Dr. Seuss: Family Play and Art Therapeutic Experiments
Major Family Play and Art Therapy Experiments
Externalizing Family Play and Art Therapy Strategies
Creative Visualization
The Mind as a Guest House: The Use of Mindfulness Meditation and Related Practices
Interpretation: A Cautionary Note
Conclusion
Bringing Out the Best in Children: A Solution-Oriented Parenting Approach
Guiding Principles of Solution-Oriented Parenting
The Resilient Child: The Key Qualities and Skills Children Need to Flourish
Major Solution-Oriented Parenting Therapeutic Experiments and Strategies
Rules for Radical Parents: Gandhian Nonviolent Passive Resistance Tactics
Guidelines for Optimizing Therapeutic Cooperation in Second and Subsequent Sessions
The "Better" Group
The "Mixed-Opinion" Group
The "Same" Group
The "Worse" Group
Covering the Back Door: Constructive Strategies for Managing Family Slips and Setbacks
Conclusion
Co-Constructing Change: Hosting Collaborative Conversations with Allies from Larger Systems
The Solution-Determined System
The Role of the Hosting Therapist
Key Elements of Successful Collaborative Relationships
Collaborative Interviewing
Case Examples
Building Strong Bridges from School to Home: Establishing Successful Collaborative Partnerships with Families and School Professionals
Guidelines for Fostering Cooperative Relationships with Teachers and Other School Personnel
Family-School Team Interventions
Solution-Determined School Team Meetings
Case Examples
Establishing Successful Family-Oriented Primary Care Partnerships with Pediatricians
Why Do Therapists Avoid Collaborating with Their Clients' Pediatricians?: Some Common Reasons and Unhelpful Assumptions
Partnering Successfully with Pediatricians
Case Examples
From Therapeutic Black Holes to Possibilities: Working with Complex Child Treatment Dilemmas
Therapeutic Black Holes: Pathways to Getting Stuck
Escaping into Workable Realities
Case Examples
Collaborative Strengths-Based Therapy and Beyond: Major Themes and Implications for the Future
Major Themes of the Book
Implications for the Future
References
Index