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Overview

This book is written for those who "work in the trenches" of child welfare and family services.
It describes the process of solution-focused intervention in a step-by-step fashion and includes case examples, sample assessment forms, and advice for how this approach can be adapted to a variety of service programs.

Deals w/assessment interviews/talking to clients/conduct in a client's home/dangerous situations/incl. case examples.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780393701623
  • Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/28/1994
  • Series: Norton Professional Book Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 218
  • Sales rank: 1,421,910
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Insoo Kim Berg, MSW, codeveloped Solution-Focused Brief Therapy and is Director of the Brief Family Therapy Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her most recent books are Children’s Solution Work (with Therese Steiner) and Interviewing for Solutions (with Peter de Jonge).

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
1 What Is Family-Based Services (FBS)? 1
2 The Initial Stage 17
3 Defining the Problem 36
4 Developing Cooperation 51
5 Setting Goals and Making Contracts 63
8 Useful Questions and Other Interviewing Techniques 84
7 Conducting a Family Session 120
8 Middle Phase and Termination 142
9 Do Something Different 167
10 Special Problems 190
Postscript 217
References 219
Index 221
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