Re visioning Family Therapy

Author: Monica McGoldrick
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1593854277
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Now in a significantly revised and expanded second edition, this groundbreaking work illuminates how racism, sexism, and other forms of oppression constrain the lives of diverse clients a " and family therapy itself. Practitioners and students gain vital tools for re-evaluating prevailing conceptions of family health and pathology; tapping into clients' cultural resources; and developing more inclusive theories and therapeutic practices. From leaders in the field, the second edition features many new chapters, case examples, and specific recommendations for culturally competent assessment, treatment, and clinical training. The section in which authors reflect on their own cultural and family legacies also has been significantly expanded.

Re Visioning Family Therapy

Author: Monica McGoldrick
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781572308244
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Exploring the ways that clients' lives, and family therapy itself, are constrained by larger forces of racial, cultural, sexual, and class-based inequality, this groundbreaking volume expands the boundaries of the field and works toward truly inclusive clinical practice. Editor Monica McGoldrick - whose earlier Ethnicity and Family Therapy provides in-depth portraits of the family systems of more than 40 ethnic groups--here takes up vital cultural issues that cut across all ethnicities. Integrating theoretical exposition, case vignettes, and evocative autobiographical narratives, contributors offer concrete suggestions for improving family therapy training and developing services that minority families may experience as more relevant to their lives.

Re visioning Family Therapy

Author: Monica McGoldrick
Publisher: Guilford Publication
ISBN: 9781572300279
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The editor of the classic "Ethnicity and Family Therapy" explores the ways that clients' lives, and family therapy itself, are constrained by larger forces of racial, cultural, sexual, and class-based inequality. This groundbreaking volume expands the boundaries of the field and works toward truly inclusive clinical practice. Integrating theoretical exposition, case studies, and autobiographical narratives, the book offers concrete suggestions for improving family therapy.

Transformative Family Therapy

Author: Rhea V. Almeida
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205470082
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This book translates social justice values and multicultural theory into a practical therapeutic model for clinical/community practice. The focus in this work is on linking people across family boundaries to solve common problems, as personal and relational problems are situated in broader social issues, in order to form a healing context

Evidence Based Interventions for Students with Learning and Behavioral Challenges

Author: Richard J. Morris
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135925135
Format: PDF
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This book assembles into one volume summaries of school-based intervention research that relates to those who deal on a regular basis with the growing body of students having high-incidence learning disabilities and/or behavior disorders: special educators, school psychologists, and clinical child psychologists. Chapter authors begin with an overview of their topic followed by a brief section on historical perspectives before moving on to the main section – a critical discussion of empirically based intervention procedures. In those instances where evidence-based prescriptions can legitimately be made, authors discuss best practices and the conditions (e.g., classroom environment, teacher expertise) under which these practices are most effective. A final section deals with policy issues.

Ethics in a Multicultural Context

Author: Sherlon P. Pack-Brown
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1452266816
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Ethics in a Multicultural Context provides strategies for critical decision making in multicultural settings. Utilizing extensive case studies, authors Sherlon P. Pack-Brown and Carmen Braun Williams present a comprehensive exploration of counseling ethics in a cultural context. Examining the implications and consequences of competent multicultural counseling, they present ethical dilemmas arising in face-to-face counseling interactions, supervisory relationships, and educational situations. This book encourages critical thinking rather than passive acceptance. The authors identify culturally troublesome issues, encourage culturally appropriate interpretations of existing ethical guidelines, and promote ethical behavior in multicultural contexts.

Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Author: Carlos W. Pratt
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0123870089
Format: PDF
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The third edition of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, discusses interventions to help individuals with mental illness improve the quality of their life, achieve goals, and increase opportunities for community integration so they can lead full and productive lives. This person centered approach emphasizes strengths, skill development, and the attainment of valued social roles. The third edition has been fully updated with new coverage indicating how to address medical problems while treating for mental illness, wellness and recovery, evidence based practices, and directions for future research. Retaining the easy to read, engaging style, each chapter includes key terms with definitions, case studies, profiles of leaders in the field, special issues relating to treatment and ethics, and class exercises. Providing a comprehensive overview of this growing field, the book is suitable as an undergraduate or graduate textbook, as well as a reference for practitioners and academic researchers. Special Features: Provides new coverage on comorbid medical disorders, evidence based practices, wellness and recovery, and direction for future research Identifies controversial issues relating to treatment and ethics Supplies case study examples to illustrate chapter points Highlights key terms with definitions and key topics Offers focus questions and class exercises as a teaching tool New coverage of DSM-V diagnosis, evidence-based treatment, and daily living skills training Retains case studies, boxed controversial issues, glossary

Latino Families in Therapy Second Edition

Author: Celia Jaes Falicov
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462522327
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"Since its initial publication, this acclaimed work has provided a comprehensive conceptual framework and hands-on strategies for culturally competent clinical practice with Latino families and individuals. Practitioners and students gain an understanding of the family dynamics, migration experiences, ecological stressors, and cultural resources that are frequently shared by Latino families, as well as variations among them. Through in-depth case illustrations, the author shows how to apply a multicultural lens to assessment and intervention that draws on each client's strengths. Creative ideas are presented for addressing frequently encountered clinical issues and challenges at all stages of the family life cycle. New to This Edition *Reflects the ongoing development of the author's multidimensional model, including additional assessment/treatment planning tools. *Incorporates the latest clinical research and over a decade of social and demographic changes. *Chapter on working with geographically separated families, including innovative uses of technology. *Chapters on health disparities and on adolescents. Expanded discussion of same-sex marriage, intermarriage, divorce, and stepparenting. Subject Areas/Keywords: acculturation, adolescents, assessments, Chicano, children, clinical practice, couples, cultural diversity, discrimination, ethnicity, families, family therapy, Hispanic, immigrants, immigration, Latino, mental health, migration, parenting, prejudice, psychotherapy, racism, religion, spirituality, treatments Audience: Therapists and counselors working with families; instructors and students in family therapy, clinical psychology, psychiatry, social work, counseling, and nursing"--

Multicultural Student Services on Campus

Author: Dafina Lazarus Stewart
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC.
ISBN: 9781579226183
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For new professionals in multicultural student services (MSS), this book constitutes a thorough introduction to the structure, organization, and scope of the services and educational mission of these units. For senior practitioners it offers insights for re-evaluating their strategies, and inspiration to explore new possibilities. The book discusses the history and philosophy of MSS units; describes their operation; asserts the need for integration and coherence across the multiple facets of their work and how their role is influenced by the character and type of their institutions; and considers the challenges and opportunities ahead. The theme Building Bridges, Re-Visioning Community reflects the dual role of MSS. They “build bridges” between underrepresented student populations and the broader institutional environment, between different groups of student populations, and across differences in cultural values and traditions. At a time of increasing diversity on campus, their role is also to champion the “re-visioning” or redefinition of what constitutes community in higher education – in other words to reach beyond serving their traditional constituencies to educate for multicultural competence, and advocate for social justice across the campus commons. This book is organized in four sections moving the reader from the past to the present to the future, and from a service mission to an educational one. Part One reviews the purposes for which MSS were created, and the evolution of their vision, concluding an overview of how units perceive their needs and challenges today. Part Two addresses a range of issues – such as race/ethnicity, sexual orientation / gender identity, and religion/faith diversity – commonly addressed by MSS, and, in recognizing the tensions inherent in serving such disparate constituencies, advances ideas for bringing greater integration and coherence to their work. Part Three considers how institutional context influences the structure and organization of MSS, and addresses such questions as: Who are they serving? What kind of support services and educational programming can they provide? How broadly or narrowly should they define their role, and can they extend their influence through alliances with other campus units? The book concludes by looking at how MSS can re-vision community to ensure their continued relevance to the college or university community. An ACPA Publication

Normal Family Processes Fourth Edition

Author: Froma Walsh
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462525482
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Widely adopted, this valued course text and practitioner guide has expanded the understanding of family normality and healthy functioning in our increasingly diverse society. The editor and contributors are at the forefront of research and clinical training. They describe the challenges facing contemporary families and ways in which clinicians can promote resilience. With consideration of sociocultural and developmental influences, chapters identify key family processes that nurture and sustain strong bonds in couples; dual-earner, divorced, single-parent, remarried, adoptive, and kinship care families; gay and lesbian families; culturally diverse families; and those coping with adversity, such as trauma,ÿ poverty, and chronic illness.ÿNew to This Edition*Reflects important research advances and the changing contexts of family life.*Additional chapter topics: kinship care, family rituals, evidence-based assessment, and neurobiology.*All chapters have been fully updated.