Family Assessment Handbook An Introductory Practice Guide to Family Assessment

Edition: 3rd
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2009-08-25
Publisher(s): Brooks Cole
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FAMILY ASSESSMENT HANDBOOK: AN INTRODUCTORY PRACTICE GUIDE TO FAMILY ASSESSMENT, Third Edition, will prove to be an immensely helpful book whether you're preparing for a career working with families, or you just want to increase your knowledge of family sociology. With a focus on how to conduct a family assessment for case intervention, this practical guide offers a step-by-step approach to family practice. Fascinating family case studies demonstrate the process of assessment and selected interventions for working with diverse families. The Third Edition includes numerous resources to help readers develop evidence-based practice competencies, attitudes, and skills that support assessment of diverse family systems.

Table of Contents

Foundations For Family Assessment And Intervention
Family Contexts
A Framework for Understanding Families
Family Systems
Intergenerational Family Systems
Family Assessment And Intervention
Family Assessment
Evidence-Based Assessment and Intervention Strategies
Evaluating Change
Common Family Conflicts and Parenting Challenges
Preparing For Family Assessment And Intervention
Critical and Reflective Thinking
Narratives: Journals, Stories, and Letter Writing
Exploring You Own Family Systems
Practicing Family Assessment Through Case Studies
The Yellowbird Family: Foster Care, Delinquency, and Transition to Independent Living
The Foxx Family: Physical Abuse, Aggression, and Parent-Child Management
The Sherman Family: Applying for Adoption
The Fernandez Family: Supporting an Older Adult
The Del Sol Family: Marital Conflict and Parenting Concerns
The McCoy Family: Coping with Role Change after a Mother's Death
The Jacques Family: Assessment and Intervention in Intimate Partner Violence
Brief Case Studies
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