ERIC Number: ED364028
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Families, Disability, and Empowerment: Active Coping Skills and Strategies for Family Interventions.
Singer, George H. S., Ed.; Powers, Laurie E., Ed.
This book presents strategies for building strong partnerships between service providers and the families of individuals with disabilities. Papers have the following titles and authors: "Contributing to Resilience in Families: An Overview" (George H. S. Singer and Laurie E. Powers); "Parent to Parent Programs: A Unique Form of Mutual Support for Families of Persons with Disabilities" (Betsy Santelli et al.); "The World of Parents of Children with Disabilities" (Lloyd W. Robertson); "Helping Families Adapt Positively to Disability: Overcoming Demoralization through Community Supports" (George H. S. Singer et al.); "Meet My Daughter, Annie" (Nan D. Nelson); "Family-Centered Case Management Practices: Characteristics and Consequences" (Carl J. Dunst et al.); "Disability and Grief: From Tragedy to Challenge" (Laurie E. Powers); "Grieving Is the Pits" (Donna Lea Johnson); "Counseling in the Health Care Relationship: A Natural Source of Support for People with Disabilities and Their Families" (W. Carl Cooley and John B. Moeschler); "Reducing Self-Blame and Guilt in Parents of Children with Severe Disabilities" (Charles D. Nixon); "The Self-Esteem Parent Program: Quantitative and Qualitative Evaluation of a Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention" (Bonnie Todis et al.); "Cooperative Family Problem Solving: An Intervention for Single-Parent Families of Children with Disabilities" (Marilyn S. Shank and Ann P. Turnbull); "A New Beginning" (Valerie Bateman); "Help for Troubled Marriages" (Jacqui Lichtenstein); "'I Don't Know Where We're Going': Marital Problems and the Young Family"; "Improving Collaborative Communication between Professionals and Parents" (Barbara Walker and George H. S. Singer); "Short-Term Behavioral Counseling for Families of Persons with Disabilities" (Nancy E. Hawkins et al.); "Providing Support to Sisters and Brothers of Children with Disabilities" (Betsy Gibbs); and "Comprehensive Support to Families of Children with Disabilities and Behavior Problems: Keeping It 'Friendly'" (Joseph M. Lucyshyn and Richard W. Albin). Most papers include references. (DB)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Community Services, Disabilities, Emotional Adjustment, Evaluation Methods, Family Counseling, Family Involvement, Family Problems, Family Programs, Family Relationship, Grief, Human Services, Marital Instability, One Parent Family, Parent Attitudes, Program Evaluation, Self Esteem, Siblings, Social Support Groups
Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., P.O. Box 10624, Baltimore, MD 21285-0624 ($29).
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