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Stepfamilies in Therapy: Understanding Systems, Assessment, and Intervention / Edition 1
     

Stepfamilies in Therapy: Understanding Systems, Assessment, and Intervention / Edition 1

by Don Martin, Maggie Martin, Pat Jeffers
 

ISBN-10: 1555424538

ISBN-13: 9781555424534

Pub. Date: 11/03/1992

Publisher: Wiley

This book provides comprehensive information and guidance for addressing the special needs and problems of stepfamilies in therapy. It examines the complex issues facing stepfamilies—including grief over divorce, negative stereotypes of stepfamilies, child custody and visitation disputes, unrealistic expectations of family life, and confusing relationships

Overview

This book provides comprehensive information and guidance for addressing the special needs and problems of stepfamilies in therapy. It examines the complex issues facing stepfamilies—including grief over divorce, negative stereotypes of stepfamilies, child custody and visitation disputes, unrealistic expectations of family life, and confusing relationships with extAnded family—and offers therapeutic approaches, strategies, and interventions for effective assessment and treatment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555424534
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/03/1992
Series:
Social & Behavioral Science
Edition description:
1st
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 9.06(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: Unique Structures, Systems, and Needs
1. Understanding Stepfamilies
2. Examining Stepfamily Systems
3. Identifying the Special Needs of Stepchildren
Part Two: Guidelines for Accurate Assessment and Effective Intervention
4. Unique Components of Stepfamily Assessment
5. Basic Intervention with Stepfamilies
6. Working with the Couple
7. Resolving Dilemmas with the Ex-Spouse
8. Supporting Stepmothers and Stepfathers
9. Helping Stepchildren and Their Families
10. Fostering Healthy Stepfamilies

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