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50 Years of ERIC
50 Years of ERIC
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is celebrating its 50th Birthday! First opened on May 15th, 1964 ERIC continues the long tradition of ongoing innovation and enhancement.

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Lewis, Karen Gail – Social Work, 1980
Interviews with 21 children of lesbians in greater Boston area, ranging in age from 9 to 26, identified several major issues. Problems experienced involved parents' divorce and disclosure of mother's homosexuality. Problems between mother and children were secondary to the issue of children's respect for difficult step she had taken. (Author/NRB)
Descriptors: Childhood Needs, Divorce, Emotional Response, Family Problems
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Lewis, Karen Gail – Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 1989
Describes a variable color-coding system which has been added to the standard family genogram in which characteristics or issues associated with a particular presenting problem or for a particular family are arbitrarily assigned a color. Presents advantages of color-coding, followed by clinical examples. (Author/ABL)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Counseling Techniques, Family Counseling, Family Problems
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Lewis, Karen Gail – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 1988
Describes sibling therapy as a therapy which combines aspects from both group and family therapy, yet which offers treatment possibilities not available to either. Three similar concepts, goals, stages, and interventions are described, with clinical examples of each. (Author)
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Family Counseling, Group Therapy, Sibling Relationship
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Lewis, Karen Gail – Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 1986
When parents refuse to, or cannot, participate in family therapy, working with just the siblings (Sibling Therapy) offers one way to help troubled children. When parents offer inconsistent or inadequate nurturing, seeing the children together allows development or strengthening of bonds among them and teaches them how to be available to each…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Counseling Techniques, Family (Sociological Unit), Family Counseling