Counseling Today's Families / Edition 4

Counseling Today's Families / Edition 4

by Irene Goldenberg, Herbert Goldenberg
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0534367119

ISBN-13: 9780534367114

Pub. Date: 02/01/2001

Publisher: Cengage Learning

The new edition of COUNSELING TODAY'S FAMILIES is thoroughly revised and updated continuing to use systems-based approach to understanding, assessing, and counseling a variety of today's families. The authors examine current family structures and living arrangements, detail common problem areas from a family systems perspective, and offer intervention guidelines

Overview

The new edition of COUNSELING TODAY'S FAMILIES is thoroughly revised and updated continuing to use systems-based approach to understanding, assessing, and counseling a variety of today's families. The authors examine current family structures and living arrangements, detail common problem areas from a family systems perspective, and offer intervention guidelines for working effectively with varying family types. Cultural considerations, gender issues, and social context are included for each family pattern to ensure that the coverage in the text does indeed offer a realistic view of families today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534367114
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/01/2001
Series:
Marital, Couple, & Family Counseling Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Understanding Family Relationships. 1. Counseling Today's Changing Families. 2. The Family as a Social Unit: Systems Theory and Beyond. 3. Appraising Couple and Family Functioning. 4. Multiple Views of Family Counseling: A Case Study. 5. Intervening in Troubled Couple and Family Relationships. Part II: Counseling Families with Varied Lifestyles. 6. Counseling the Single-Parent-Led-Family. 7. Counseling the Remarried Family. 8. Counseling Cohabiting Heterosexual Adults. 9. Counseling Gay Male and Lesbian Families. Part III: Counseling Families with Special Circumstances. 10. Counseling the Dual-Career Family. 11. Counseling Ethnically Diverse Minority Families. Glossary. References. Index.

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