Working with Families of the Poor, Second Edition / Edition 2

Working with Families of the Poor, Second Edition / Edition 2

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Working with Families of the Poor, Second Edition / Edition 2

This widely adopted text and practical guidebook presents the fundamentals of family-based intervention with clients struggling with chronic poverty-related crises and life stressors. Grounded in Salvador Minuchin's influential systemic model and the extensive experience of all three highly regarded authors, the book illustrates innovative ways for professionals within substance abuse, foster care, and mental health contexts to build collaboration with families and other helpers, and to elicit families' strengths.

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ISBN-13: 9781593854058
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 01/05/2007
Series: Guilford Family Therapy Series
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 259
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

I. Fundamentals of Family-Oriented Thought and Practice
1.The New Edition: Elements of Constancy and Change
2. The Framework: A Systems Orientation and a Family-Centered Approach
3. Working in the System: Family-Supportive Skills
4. Changing the System: Family-Supportive Procedures
II. Implementing a Family-Oriented Model in Service Systems
5. Substance Abuse: A Family-Oriented Approach to Diverse Populations
6. Foster Care: Children, Families, and the System
7. The Mental Health of Children
8. Moving Mountains: Toward a Family Orientation in Service Systems

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