Children in Family Contexts, Second Edition: Perspectives on Treatment / Edition 2

Children in Family Contexts, Second Edition: Perspectives on Treatment / Edition 2

by Lee Combrinck-Graham
     
 

ISBN-10: 1593852630

ISBN-13: 9781593852634

Pub. Date: 03/30/2006

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.


Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, this text and professional resource provides a practical guide to family-based therapy for childhood emotional and behavioral problems. Presented are innovative assessment and treatment strategies that take into account children's developmental needs, different family forms, health and environmental challenges,…  See more details below

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Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, this text and professional resource provides a practical guide to family-based therapy for childhood emotional and behavioral problems. Presented are innovative assessment and treatment strategies that take into account children's developmental needs, different family forms, health and environmental challenges, and relationships with larger systems. Reflecting 15 years of clinical advances and the changing contexts of family life, the second edition features many new chapters and new authors. New topics include gene-environment interactions, integrating family therapy with child pharmacotherapy, working with foster families, and treating disrupted attachments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593852634
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
03/30/2006
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
524
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents


I. Child Mental Health Fundamentals in Family Context
1. The Child in Family Therapy: Guidelines for Active Engagement across the Age Span, Tanya B. White and Richard Chasin
2. Development in Family Contexts, Geri Fox
3. Guidelines for a Family Assessment Protocol, Edith Catlin Lawrence
4. Family Therapy in an Age of Biological Psychiatry: Diagnostic and Treatment Considerations, Allan M. Josephson
5. The Biology of Family Culture, Douglas A. Kramer
II. Different Family Structures
6. Two-Parent Families, or How To Love a Two-Headed Monster, Douglas A. Kramer
7. Successful African American Single-Parent Families, Marion Lindblad-Goldberg
8. Remarried Systems, Mary F. Whiteside
9. Children in Foster Families, Kim Sumner-Mayer
III. Children in Families Facing Specific Challenges
10. Children with Chronic Illness and Physical Disabilities, Judith A. Libow
11. Families with Children with Disrupted Attachments, Lee Combrinck-Graham and Susan B. McKenna
12. Children of Parents with Mental Illness, Alan Cooklin
13. The Invisible Illness: Children in Alcoholic Families, Stuart A. Copans
14. Families Coping with the Death of a Parent: The Therapist's Role, Joan C. Barth
IV. Families and Larger Systems
15. The Family's Own System: The Symbolic Context of Health, David V. Keith
16. Partners for Success: A Collaborative Project in School-Based Mental Health Practice and Training, Phebe Sessions and Verba Fanolis
17. Children in Placement: A Place for Family Therapy, Ann Itzkowitz
18. The Family and the Legal System: The Search for an Intelligent Integration, G. Pirooz Sholevar
V. Larger Issues Affecting Children in Families
19. A Model for Disrupting Cycles of Violence in Families with Young Children, John Brendler
20. Of Two Worlds: Working with Children in Immigrant Families, Veronica Barenstein and Ema Genijovich
21. The Many Cultures of Child Protection, Begum Maitra

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