Family Practice: Brief Systems Methods for Social Work / Edition 1

Family Practice: Brief Systems Methods for Social Work / Edition 1

by Cynthia Franklin, Catheleen Jordan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534161820

ISBN-13: 9780534161828

Pub. Date: 07/03/1998

Publisher: Cengage Learning

In this engaging new book, authors Franklin and Jordan work in conjunction with well-known contributors from the field to present an applied discussion of current trends in today's practice environments. The book's comprehensive overview of different practice models in family therapy prepares students for work in today's practice contexts of managed behavioral

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In this engaging new book, authors Franklin and Jordan work in conjunction with well-known contributors from the field to present an applied discussion of current trends in today's practice environments. The book's comprehensive overview of different practice models in family therapy prepares students for work in today's practice contexts of managed behavioral health care and short-term treatment. The authors present the history, theory, and techniques of numerous models, including: structural, strategy-based, cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused, post-modern practice, psychoeducational, and family preservation perspectives. Family Practice includes detailed case transcripts and practice examples in every chapter that enhance its practice-friendly approach to learning. You'll also find sections in each chapter on: consistency within social work practice, research support, critiques, and relevance for use in managed care. Additional chapters cover family assessment, gender issues, gay and lesbian families, ethnic families, and family policy issues; a concluding chapter focuses on new directions in brief family practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534161828
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/03/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION. 1. FAMILY PRACTICE IN TODAY''''S PRACTICE CONTEXTS. Current Trends in Today'''s Practice Contexts. The Clinical Utility of Family Practice Models Presented. Summary. Process Questions. References. PART II: TIME-LIMITED (BRIEF) FAMILY PRACTICE MODELS FOR SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE. 2. STRUCTURAL FAMILY THERAPY. History. Theoretical Basis for the Practice Model. Therapeutic Methods. Consistency with Social Work Practice. Research Support for the Model. Critiques of the Model. Structural Family Therapy and Managed Behavioral Health Care. Case Example. Summary. Process Questions. References. 3. MENTAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE (MRI), STRATEGIC, AND MILAN FAMILY THERAPY. History. Theoretical Basis for the Practice Model. Therapeutic Methods. Consistency with Social Work Practice. Research Support for the Model. Critiques of the Model. Strategic Therapy and Managed Behavioral Health Care. Case Example. Summary. Process Questions. References. 4. BEHAVIORAL AND COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL FAMILY THERAPY. History. Theoretical Basis for the Practice Model. Therapeutic Methods. Consistency with Social Work Practice. Research Support for the Model. Behavioral Family Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Family Therapy, and Managed Behavioral Health Care. Critiques of the Model. Case Example. Summary. Process Questions. References . 5. SOLUTION-FOCUSED BRIEF FAMILY THERAPY . History. Theoretical Basis for the Practice Model. Therapeutic Methods. Consistency with Social Work Practice. Research Support for the Model. Critiques of the Model. Solution-Focused Therapy and Managed Behavioral Health Care. Case Example. Summary. Process Questions. References. 6. SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION AND NARRATIVE FAMILY PRACTICE. History. Theoretical Basis for the Practice Model. Therapeutic Methods. Consistency with Social Work Practice. Research Support for the Model. Critiques of the Model. Postmodern Practice and Managed Behavioral Health Care. Case Example. Summary. Process Questions. References. 7. PSYCHOEDUCATION FAMILY THERAPY. History. Theoretical Basis for the Practice Model. Therapeutic Methods. Consistency with Social Work Practice. Research Support for the Model. Family Psychoeducation and Managed Behavioral Health Care. Critiques of the Model. Case Example. Summary. Process Questions. References. 8. FAMILY PRESERVATION PRACTICE. History. Theoretical Basis for the Practice Model. Therapeutic Methods. Consistency with Social Work Practice. Research Support for the Model. Critiques of the Model. Family Preservation and Managed Behavioral Health Care. Case Example. Summary. Process Questions. References. 9. RAPID ASSESSMENT IN FAMILY PRACTICE. History. Theoretical Basis for the Practice Model. Therapeutic Methods. Empirically Derived Assessment Models. Family Assessment Models in Current Practice Environments. Commonalities of Family Assessment Methods. Summary. Process Questions. References. PART III: INTERVENING IN LARGER SYSTEMS AND THE SOCIOPOLITIAL CONTEXT OF FAMILY PRACTICE. 10. EFFECTIVE THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES WITH ETHNIC FAMILIES. The Impact of Sociocultural Context on Effective Therapy Approaches with Ethnic Families. Native Americans. Case Example. Latino-Americans. Case Example. African Americans. Case Example. Summary. Process Questions. References. 11. FAMILY THERAPY WITH GAY AND LESBIAN CLIENTS. Heterosexism, Discrimination, and Violence. Gender Role Flexibility. Extended Family and Family of Creation. Sexual Freedom. Impact of HIV on Gay and Lesbian Families. Clinical Judgment and Decision Making. Case Example. Summary. Process Questions. References. 12. GENDER ISSUES IN FAMILY THERAPY. The Concept of Gender in Society. Theoretical Thought in Regard to Gender. Introduction to Family Therapy. Current Status of Gender in Family Therapy. Special Topics. Male and Female Stereotypes in Therapy. Case Example. Summary. Process Questions. References. 13. THE INTERFACE BETWEEN FAMILY PRACTICE AND FAMILY POLICY. The Need for Family Policy Interventions. Income Maintenance. Public Assistance. Child Support Enforcement. Income Tax Policy. Nutrition Policies and Programs. Housing. Health. Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Services. Intervention in Violence. Family Planning and Reproductive Rights. Case Example. Summary. Process Questions. References. PART IV: NEW DIRECTIONS IN BRIEF AND SYSTEMS FAMILY THEORY AND PRACTICE. 14. ADVANCES IN SYSTEM THEORY. Environmental Change and Brief Therapies. Social Work Practice and the Social Environment. Advances in Systems Theory. Chaos Theory and the Social Environment. How Does the Environment Exert Its Influence? How Does the Individual Affect the Environment? The Transactional View. Implications for Family Practice. Process Questions. SUMMARY. REFERENCES. GLOSSARY. AUTHOR INDEX. SUBJECT INDEX.

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