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Strengthening Family Resilience (Hardcover) (Froma Walsh)

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Written by a major figure in family therapy, this book was designed to work equally well as a course textbook and a resource for practicing therapists working with families. This is the third edition. Every chapter has been significantly revised to incorporate research and practice advances. There is expanded coverage of war-related and collective trauma. New chapters and appendices look at the challenge of resilience-oriented assessment for families at all stages of life. The writing is clear and the focus is practical; resilience here is defined and described as an approach. It is a strength-based approach that acknowledges difficult responses as common, and strengths and dysfunctions as collective as well as individual. Learned resilience is contrasted with learned helplessness, in families, groups, and communities. The text offers abundant examples and practice-based recommendations and techniques for family therapy. Students and professionals in all fields who counsel families will find it useful. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 400
Genre: Psychology, Medical, Social Science
Sub-Genre: Psychotherapy / Couples + Family, Social Work, Psychiatry / General
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Guilford Pubn
Author: Froma Walsh
Language: English
Street Date: September 28, 2015
TCIN: 24001387
UPC: 9781462522835
Item Number (DPCI): 247-50-8685
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