The Application of Adlerian Family Therapy with African American Families
- Father in racial dust-up leaves YMCA branch. Grimes, Layla // Charlotte Post;9/26/2013, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p4A
The article reports that Kenneth Boston, a 52-year-old African American man, has canceled his membership to the Winston Lake Family YMCA after being unsatisfied with the action of chapter officials to a woman who repeatedly used an offensive racial word against him and his family.
- HOWARDS LIVE AS PRISONERS FOR 11 MONTHS. // Ebony;Jun1954, Vol. 9 Issue 8, p20
The article reports that African-American Donald Howard's family was forced to live as prisoners at their apartment in Trumbull Park in Chicago, Illinois for 11 months due to racism.
- A Family Strengths Model of Adjustment to Disability for African American Clients. Alston, Reginald J.; Turner, William L. // Journal of Counseling & Development;Mar/Apr94, Vol. 72 Issue 4, p378
Sociocultural factors germane to African American families need to be recognized and incorporated into the counseling process of African Americans with disabilities. It is imperative that counseling professionals develop a thorough understanding of the family, community, and cultural ecologies...
- Narcissism and the Empty Self: To Have or To Be. Gruba-McCallister, Frank // Journal of Individual Psychology;Summer2007, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p182
The author examines narcissism from a broad perspective, looking at the impact of sociocultural, historical, political, and economic factors. Using this perspective, narcissism is characterized as a "disease" based upon overconsumption. A number of theorists provide an analysis of narcissism as...
- Mundane Extreme Environmental Stress and African American Families: A Case for Recognizing Different Realities. Carroll, Grace // Journal of Comparative Family Studies;Summer98, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p271
The article focuses on an environment in which African Americans live, where racism is ubiquitous, continuing and mundane. The article author referred the stress of living in that type of environment as mundane extreme environmental stress (MEES)ï¿½mundane, because this stress is so common, a...
- FAMILY HAD LITTLE TROUBLE MOVING IN FOR MANY THOUGHT THEY WERE WHITE. // Ebony;Jun1954, Vol. 9 Issue 8, p22
The article states that Betty Howard's application to move into the Trumbull Hill housing project was accepted because the clerk thought her family was white. The Howard family was the only African American family to move into the area at that time. Because of racial discrimination, several...
- An Adlerian perspective on dreamwork and creative therapies. Dushman, Renne Dobkin; Sutherland, Judy // Individual Psychology: The Journal of Adlerian Theory, Research ;Dec97, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p461
Presents an Adlerian perspective on dreamwork and creative arts therapies. Reference made to creative arts therapy; Indepth look at the Adlerian concepts relating to lifestyle, spirituality and dream interpretation; Provisions of the Adlerian framework; Reference made to the concept of psychodrama.
- We have a history! Ray, Carina // New African;Jan2008, Issue 469, p24
The article focuses on the history of racism over the African community. It examines the changes regarding the context of racial discrimination over the last 300 years against the Blacks. According to the author, racist assaults which resulted to enslavement have been due to the lack of...
- Understanding and Assessment of Intragroup Dynamics in Family Foster Care: African American Families. Dillon, Dennis // Child Welfare;Mar/Apr94, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p129
The article focuses on the need of maintaining intra-group dynamics in African American families for family foster care. For the purpose it is necessary for a clinician to outline the requirements of culturally competent practice in these families. Factors like ethnic identity, differential...