An Integrative Problem-Solving Approach to Family Therapy
- Youth Violence Intervention: A Parent-Physician Partnership Strategy. Borowsky, Iris Wagman // Pediatrics for Parents;2005, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p10
The article presents a study at the University of Minnesota, Minnesota on the effectiveness of parent-physician interventions in the prevention of youth violence. Home-visitation programs, parent training programs, and marriage and family therapy are among the family-level interventions which...
- THE PRACTITIONER'S CHALLENGE: THE FAMILY SYSTEM AND HEARING LOSS. Clymer, Evalyn C. // Family Therapy: The Journal of the California Graduate School of;1993, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p217
This article reviews the profound effect of hearing loss on family functioning. Critical related issues are offered, including a review of what constitutes a hearing loss, the causes, classification, and misconceptions related to hearing impairment. Special emphasis is placed on the way hearing...
- JOINING WITH ALL MEMBERS OF A FAMILY SYSTEM: THE RHETORIC OF ANTILOGIC IN FAMILY THERAPY DIALOGUE. Bertram, Dale E. // Contemporary Family Therapy: An International Journal;Dec96, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p523
Family therapists face a significant rhetorical challenge in working with families that disagree about the problematic life-situation which brought them to therapy. Therapists must find a way to join with disagreeing family members and then find a way to engage in a therapeutically useful...
- There's a Family in This Headache: A Commentary on Ochs et al. (2005). Cohen, William I. // Families, Systems & Health: The Journal of Collaborative Family ;Spring2005, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p54
Clinicians struggle to understand the relationship of physical ailments and family functioning. This commentary traces one clinician's evolution from the typical linear process to the circular model, which is the basis for describing M. Ochs et al.'s (2005) findings.
- Family Education and Family Therapy: Tools for Relational Change. // Estudios Sobre Educacion;2004, Issue 6, p9
No abstract available.
- From Conflict to Alliance. Sexton, Thomas // Psychotherapy Networker Magazine;May/Jun2011, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p65
The article presents a case study of Sarah, a 15-year-old girl who showed oppositional behaviors and have no family unity. It presents the Functional Family Therapy (FFT) which was used for the interventions with Sarah and her parents. It discusses the significance of problem-solving, parenting,...
- AMELIORATING DEVELOPMENTAL PARADOX BY APPLYING PREVIEWING TO FAMILY THERAPY. Trad, Paul V. // Family Therapy: The Journal of the California Graduate School of;1993, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p175
The tendency of developmental change to enhance intimacy while promoting autonomy is a primary paradox encountered by families. When developmental change is perceived to be threatening, families may adopt patterns of interaction which increase intimacy by stifling the advance of maturational...
- Primary Headache in Children and Adolescents: Therapy Outcome and Changes in Family Interaction Patterns. Ochs, Matthias; Seemann, Hanne; Franck, Gideon; Wredenhagen, Nora; Verres, Rolf; Schweitzer, Jochen // Families, Systems & Health: The Journal of Collaborative Family ;Spring2005, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p30
The present study, a qualitative case series report with a quantitative component, explores the relation between changes in family interaction patterns and therapy outcome at 9-month follow-up in a child- and family-oriented psychosocial treatment program developed to treat pediatric primary...
- Family therapy applied to school-related problems. Bobele, Monte // Guidance & Counseling;Jan90, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p6
Studies the application of family therapy principles to school-related problems. Challenges posed to personnel; Involvement of school age children; Signs for recognizing family-related problems.