Family Therapy: Models and Techniques by James A. Marley, Janice M. Rasheed, Mikal N. Rasheed (Hardback, 2010)
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- DescriptionThis text will enable students to gain beginning proficiency as a family therapist along with understanding the impact of a client's race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender issues, age, socioecomic status, disability, and differences from the traditional family on family assessment and intervention. The book has six goals, as follows: - acquaint students with the theoretical underpinnings of various approaches to assessing and intervening with families - assist students in understanding the similarities, differences and strategies of change among the major models of family therapy - introduce the student to the current available research on the effectiveness of different approaches to family intervention - help students assess family functioning from a life cycle perspective and make a valid plan, taking into account client's race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender issues, age, socioecomic status, disability, and differences from the traditional family - help students develop techniques and strategies related to stages of the intervention in family therapy - enable the student to critique the appropriateness of the theoretical models and its intervention techniques according to family developmental factors as well as the particular needs of the family.
- Author BiographyJanice Matthews Rasheed is an Associate Professor of Social Work at Loyola University Chicago, School of Social Work. She received her Masters degree in social work from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) and a Doctorate degree in social welfare from Columbia University. She was the co-principal investigator for a multiyear research grant funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation for the study of poor, non-custodial African American fathers. She has published articles in the Journal of Community Practice, Journal of Human Behavior and the Social Environment, Journal of African American Men and the Journal of Evaluation and Program Planning. She is also the author of several chapters in books on the subjects of African American men and families. She is the coauthor of two Sage publications, Social Work Practice with African American Men: the invisible presence (1999) and Family Therapy with Ethnic Minorities (2003). She is a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Illinois and has maintained a (part-time) private practice since 1978 that specializes in practice with people of color and with couples and families. She has served as an Approved Supervisor (in training) at the Northwestern Family Institute. Mikal N. Rasheed is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Justice Studies and Social Work Department at Northeastern Illinois University. He formerly served on the faculties at the George Williams College of Social Work at Aurora University and was also the director of the Department of Social Work at Texas Southern University. He received his Masters degree from the University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration, and a Doctorate degree in social work from Loyola University Chicago. He is coauthor of two Sage publications, Social Work Practice with African American Men: the invisible presence and Family Therapy with Ethnic Minorities (2003). He has taught courses on family therapy, couple therapy, cross-cultural practice, child welfare practice, generalist social work practice, clinical supervision and clinical practice with men; and conducts workshops and training in these areas. He is a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Illinois and has maintained a (part-time) private practice for more than 20 years in which he specializes in men's issues, practice with people of color, couple and family therapy.
- Author(s)James A. Marley,Janice M. Rasheed,Mikal N. Rasheed
- PublisherSAGE Publications Inc
- Date of Publication27/09/2010
- SubjectMedicine: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationThousand Oaks
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSAGE Publications Inc
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight885 g
- Width187 mm
- Height232 mm
- Spine28 mm
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