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MASTERING COMPETENCIES IN FAMILY THERAPY: A PRACTICAL APPROACH TO THEORY AND CLINICAL CASE DOCUMENTATION, 2nd Edition provides a competency-based approach to teaching clinical skills in marriage and family therapy-an approach adopted by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). Using a light and inviting tone, author Diane R. Gehart offers a comprehensive five-step model for competent treatment, which guides readers through case conceptualization, clinical assessment (diagnosis) and case management, treatment planning, evaluation of progress, and documentation. The book also includes an introduction to the importance of theory and evidence-based practice in all five steps, and a set of useful clinical forms that can be applied in practice environments. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.
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Meet the Author
Diane R. Gehart, Ph.D., LMFT, is a Professor at California State University, Northridge, having received her Ph.D. in Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy Specialization in 1997 from St. Mary's, University, San Antonio, Texas. A member of the original AAMFT Core Competencies Task Force, she developed the first comprehensive system for measuring student mastery of the Core Competencies, having integrated competency-based education methods into her classrooms for several years. She has authored several books, including MASTERING COMPETENCIES IN FAMILY THERAPY: A PRACTICAL APPROACH TO THEORY AND CLINICAL CASE DOCUMENTATION (published by Brooks/Cole), THEORY-BASED TREATMENT PLANNING FOR MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS (co-authored with Amy Tuttle; published by Brooks/Cole), THE COMPLETE MFT CORE COMPETENCIES ASSESSMENT SYSTEM, and COLLABORATIVE THERAPY: RELATIONSHIPS AND CONVERSATIONS THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE (co-edited with Harlene Andreson) as well as numerous academic articles and book chapters and speaks internationally on subjects related to family therapy and training.
1. Competency and Theory in Family Therapy. 2. Research and Ethical Foundations of Family Therapy Theories. 3. Philosophical Foundations of Family Therapy Theories. 4. Systemic and Strategic Therapies. 5. Structural Family Therapy. 6. Experiential Family Therapies. 7. Intergenerational and Psychoanalytic Family Therapies. 8. Cognitive-Behavioral and Mindfulness-Based Couple and Family Therapies. 9. Solution-Based Therapies. 10. Collaborative and Narrative Therapies. 11. Evidence-Based Treatments in Couple and Family Therapy. 12. Evidence-Based Group Treatments for Couples and Families. 13. Case Conceptualization. 14. Clinical Assessment. 15. Treatment Planning. 16. Evaluating Progress in Therapy. 17. Document It: Progress Notes.