Family Therapy Review: Preparing for Comprehensive and Licensing Examinations [NOOK Book]

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This book offers a clear, readable overview of all the knowledge and skills those training as marriage and family therapists and counselors need to pass final degree program, certification or licensing examinations.

It is organized into three sections: Basic Clinical Knowledge and Skills, Common Client Problems, and Career Issues. Each chapter includes challenging study questions that enable readers to assess their own level of ...
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Family Therapy Review: Preparing for Comprehensive and Licensing Examinations

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Overview

This book offers a clear, readable overview of all the knowledge and skills those training as marriage and family therapists and counselors need to pass final degree program, certification or licensing examinations.

It is organized into three sections: Basic Clinical Knowledge and Skills, Common Client Problems, and Career Issues. Each chapter includes challenging study questions that enable readers to assess their own level of understanding--15 true/false questions at the outset checking on baseline knowledge, 30 multiple-choice questions interspersed through the text underlining crucial points, and 10 provocative discussion questions at the end facilitating synthesis. Each chapter also provides a glossary of key terms and, in addition to references, annotated suggestions for further reading and Web site exploration.

Students and trainees will find Family Therapy Review: Preparing for Comprehensive and Licensing Examinations a resource to which they will go on referring long after it has helped them through their examinations; faculty and established professionals will find it a useful one-stop summary of current thinking about best practice.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135631277
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/22/2004
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 672
  • File size: 4 MB

Table of Contents

Pt. I Individuals and the family
1 Family health and dysfunction 3
2 Human lifespan development 21
3 Human diversity 41
4 Psychopathology 67
5 Psychopharmacology 87
Pt. II Therapeutic skills and tools
6 Theories of family therapy (part I) 117
7 Theories of family therapy (part II) 143
8 Assessment, diagnoses, and treatment planning 169
9 Case management 191
10 Managing behavioral emergencies 213
Pt. III Distressed couples
11 Conflict and disenchantment 235
12 Separation, divorce, and remarriage 257
13 Sexual problems 277
14 Intimate partner violence 301
Pt. IV Child and adolescent issues
15 Developmental disabilities 325
16 Behavioral and relationship problems 349
17 Substance abuse 371
18 Child abuse and neglect 393
Pt. V Diminished health and well-being
19 Care giving and grief 415
20 Alcohol and other drug dependencies 435
21 Nonpharmacological addictions 459
22 Depression and anxiety 483
23 HIV/AIDS 509
Pt. VI Professional development
24 Ethical and legal issues in family therapy 531
25 Preparing for licensing examinations 549
26 Continuing professional development 569
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