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Counseling Today's Families

Counseling Today's Families - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0534367114

Cover of Counseling Today
ISBN13: 978-0534367114
ISBN10: 0534367119
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 02
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
Published: 2002
International: No

List price: $206.50

Counseling Today's Families - 4TH 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0534367114

Herbert Goldenberg and Irene Goldenberg

ISBN13: 978-0534367114
ISBN10: 0534367119
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 02
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.

Published: 2002
International: No
Summary

The new edition of COUNSELING TODAY'S FAMILIES is thoroughly revised and updated continuing to use systems-based approach to understanding, assessing, and counseling a variety of today's families. The authors examine current family structures and living arrangements, detail common problem areas from a family systems perspective, and offer intervention guidelines for working effectively with varying family types. Cultural considerations, gender issues, and social context are included for each family pattern to ensure that the coverage in the text does indeed offer a realistic view of families today.

Author Bio

Goldenberg, Herbert : California State University, Los Angeles

Dr. Herbert Goldenberg is a professor of Psychology at the California State University, Los Angeles campus. His doctorate is from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the co-author with Irene Goldenberg of Family Therapy: An Overview, Fourth Edition and My Family Story: Told and Examined, Fourth Edition.


Goldenberg, Irene : University of California, Los Angeles

Dr. Irene Goldenberg is currently a professor of Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles. She received her doctorate from the University of California, Los Angeles. She is the co-author with Herbert Goldenberg of Family Therapy: An Overview, Fourth Edition and My Family Story: Told and Examined, Fourth Edition.

Table of Contents

PART I: UNDERSTANDING FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS.

1. Counseling Today's Changing Families.
2. The Family as a Social Unit: Systems Theory and Beyond.
3. Appraising Couple and Family Functioning.
4. Multiple Views of Family Counseling: A Case Study.
5. Intervening in Troubled Couple and Family Relationships.

PART II: COUNSELING FAMILIES WITH VARIED LIFESTYLES.

6. Counseling the Single-Parent-Led-Family.
7. Counseling the Remarried Family.
8. Counseling Cohabiting Heterosexual Adults.
9. Counseling Gay Male and Lesbian Families.

PART III: COUNSELING FAMILIES WITH SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES.

10. Counseling the Dual-Career Family.
11. Counseling Ethnically Diverse Minority Families.

Glossary.
References.
Index.