ERIC Number: ED348623
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Family Counseling and Therapy: Major Issues and Topics.
Smith, Robert L.; Stevens-Smith, Patricia
The six chapters of this book on family counseling and therapy focus on healthy family functioning; marriage and family counseling theories; the practice of marriage and family counseling; training marriage and family counselors/therapists; issues and topics in family therapy; and images and projections for the future. The 33 articles distributed among the 6 chapters include the following: (1) "A Critique of Healthy Family Functioning" (R. Smith and P. Stevens-Smith); (2) "Healthy Family Functioning: The Other Side of Family Pathology" (S. Wilcoxon); (3) "Family Counseling: Principles for Growth" (J. Carlson and D. Fullmer); (4) "Marital and Family Therapy: Direction, Theory, and Practice" (R. Smith); (5) "Couple and Family Counseling" (M. Stoltz-Loike); (6) "Adlerian Family Therapy" (D. Dinkmeyer and D. Dinkmeyer, Jr.); (7) "Brief Family Therapy" (T. Todd); (8) "The Practice of Marriage and Family Counseling" (R. Smith and P. Stevens-Smith); (9) "The Use of Strategic Family Therapy in the School Setting: A Case Study" (G. Stone and B. Peeks); (10) The Use of Circular Questioning in Marriage and Family Counseling/Therapy" (R. Smith, J. Griffin, K. Thys, and E. Ryan); (11) "The Genogram as Process" (R. Beck); (12) "Gender Issues in Training: Implications for Counselor Training Programs" (P. Stevens-Smith); (13) "Building Intensive Simulations in Family-Therapy" (R. Rich and D. Sampson); (14) "Family Sculpting in the Training of Marriage and Family Counselors" (L. Costa); (15) "Marriage and Family Counseling in Counselor Education: National Trends and Implications" (S. Gladding, M. Burggraf, and D. Fenell; (16) "Teaching Family Therapy in an Academic Counselor Training Program: A Productive Paradox" (M. Ham); (17) "Adding a Family Counseling Training Component to a Community Agency Counseling Master's Degree" (R. Sheverbush and D. Ward); (18) "A Systemic View of Family Therapy Ethics" (D. Wendorf and R. Wendorf); (19) "Research in Marriage and Family Therapy" (D. Fenell and B. Weinhold); (20) "Dilemmas of Power and Equality in Marital and Family Counseling: Proposals for a Feminist Perspective" (C. Enns); (21) "Remarriage Myths: Implications for the Helping Professions" (M. Coleman and L. Ganong); (22) "Considerations for the Treatment of Marital Violence" (L. Costa and D. Holliday); (23) "The AIDS Family: An Emerging Issue" (L. Bradley and M. Ostrovsky); and (24) "Future Projections for Marriage and Family Counseling and Therapy" (R. Smith and P. Stevens-Smith). (ABL)
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Counseling Theories, Counselor Training, Family Counseling, Family Relationship
ERIC/CAPS Publications, 2108 School of Education, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1259 ($26.95).
Publication Type: ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Counseling and Personnel Services, Ann Arbor, MI.
Identifiers: Family Therapy