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Clinical Intervention with Families / Edition 1

Clinical Intervention with Families / Edition 1

by Mark A. Mattaini, NASW Press StaffMark A. Mattaini


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Clinical Intervention with Families helps practitioners conceptualize and implement the most effective intervention strategies for the common issues seen in social work with families:

• Problems with couples
• Parenting issues
• Antisocial behavior in children and adolescents
• Child abuse, substance abuse, and mental illness

This essential resource presents a detailed outline of three core intervention strategies, including the latest guidelines and techniques for applying them. This is an essential volume for those who want to understand the extrinsic factors affecting the theory and practice of family social work!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780871013088
Publisher: National Association of Social Workers/N A S W Press
Publication date: 12/01/1999
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 314
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Section 1General Principles and Strategies1
Chapter 1An Ecobehavioral Perspective on the Family3
Chapter 2The Practice Process with Families24
Chapter 3Interventive Strategies: Enhancing Environmental Exchanges60
Chapter 4Interventive Strategies: Modifying Exchanges within the Family85
Chapter 5Interventive Strategies: Enhancing Communication and Acceptance in Families114
Section 2Strategies For Work With Particular Family Configurations and Issues141
Chapter 6Work with Couples143
Chapter 7Parenting177
Chapter 8Constructing Alternatives to Antisocial Behavior211
Chapter 9Intervening in Child Maltreatment237
Chapter 10Substance Abuse and Serious Mental Illness in Families264
About the Author315

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