Black Families in Therapy, Second Edition: Understanding the African American Experience / Edition 2

Black Families in Therapy, Second Edition: Understanding the African American Experience / Edition 2

by Nancy Boyd-Franklin, Nancy Franklin-Boyd
     
 

This classic text helps professionals and students understand and address cultural and racial issues in therapy with African American clients. Leading family therapist Nancy Boyd-Franklin explores the problems and challenges facing African American communities at different socioeconomic levels, expands major therapeutic concepts and models to be more relevant to

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This classic text helps professionals and students understand and address cultural and racial issues in therapy with African American clients. Leading family therapist Nancy Boyd-Franklin explores the problems and challenges facing African American communities at different socioeconomic levels, expands major therapeutic concepts and models to be more relevant to the experiences of African American families and individuals, and outlines an empowerment-based, multisystemic approach to helping clients mobilize cultural and personal resources for change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593853464
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
05/15/2006
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents


I. African American Families: The Cultural and Racial Context
1. Overview
2. Racism, Racial Identity, and Skin Color Issues
3. Extended Family Patterns, Kinship Care, and Informal Adoption
4. Role Flexibility and Boundary Confusion
5. African American Men and Women: Socialization and Relationships
6. Separation, Divorce, Remarriage, and Stepparenting
7. Religion and Spirituality in African American Families
8. Additional Important Topics in African American Communities
II. Major Treatment Theories, Issues, and Interventions
9. The Therapist's Use of Self and Value Conflicts
10. Major Family Therapy Approaches and Their Relevance to Treating African Americans
11. The Multisystems Model
12. Public Policy Issues: A Guide for Clinicians
III. Socioeconomic Class Issues and Diversity of Family Structures
13. Poor Families and the Multisystems Model
14. Single-Parent African American Families
15. Middle-Class African American Families
IV. Implications for Supervision, Training, and Future Research
16. Implications for Training and Supervision
17. Conclusion and Implications for Future Clinical Work and Research

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