ERIC Number: ED315705
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Brief Family Consultation in Schools. Highlights: An ERIC/CAPS Digest.
This digest describes brief family consultation, a short-term strategy that enlists the home and school in an attempt to solve childhood behavior problems. Five criteria are given for assessing the functional status of a family: (1) parental resources; (2) chronicity; (3) communication between family members; (4) parental authority; and (5) rapport with professional helpers. Limitations of this approach are considered. (TE)
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Counselor Role, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Counseling, Family Environment, Family Problems, Family Relationship, Milieu Therapy, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Counseling, Parent School Relationship, Systems Approach
ERIC/CAPS, 2108 School of Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1259.
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
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.