Latino Families in Therapy, First Edition: A Guide to Multicultural Practice / Edition 1

Latino Families in Therapy, First Edition: A Guide to Multicultural Practice / Edition 1

by Celia Jaes Falicov
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1572305932

ISBN-13: 9781572305939

Pub. Date: 05/28/2000

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

Presenting an accessible and original framework for thinking about mul ticulturalism in therapy, this comprehensive volume provides valuable insights and strategies for therapists working with Latino families. P ractitioners and students gain awareness of specific clinical issues, family dynamics, and sociopolitical realities that are frequently shar ed by Latino

Overview

Presenting an accessible and original framework for thinking about mul ticulturalism in therapy, this comprehensive volume provides valuable insights and strategies for therapists working with Latino families. P ractitioners and students gain awareness of specific clinical issues, family dynamics, and sociopolitical realities that are frequently shar ed by Latino clients, while at the same time learning to avoid stereot ypical assessments that rob families of their individual histories and choices. Filled with evocative case illustrations and clinical pointe rs, the book represents an important contribution to culturally sensit ive psychotherapy practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572305939
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
05/28/2000
Series:
Guilford Family Therapy Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
303
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents


I. Overview
1. Introduction
2. MECA: A Meeting Place for Culture and Therapy
II. The Latino Experience: Movement and Change
3. Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, and Cubans: An Overview
4. Journeys of Migration: Opportunity and Continuity
5. Journeys of Adaptation: Options for Change
III. The Crossroads of Inner and Outer Worlds: Ecological Contexts
6. The Impact of Racism and Discrimination
7. The Challenge of School and Work
8. Belief Systems: Religion and Health
IV. Latino Family Bonds
9. Family Organization: The Safety Net of Close and Extended Kin
10. The World of Couples: Reality and Myth
V. The Latino Family Life Cycle
11. Childhood and Adolescence
12. Adulthood across the Lifespan
VI. Conclusion
13. Current Trends and Future Directions in Multiculturalism

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