ERIC Number: ED471309
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: N/A
Family Counseling for All Counselors.
Kaplan, David M.
Counselors whose specialty is marriage and family counseling develop a theoretical and research base and acquire countless hours of experience upon which to base their interventions. Most counselors and other helping professionals whose specialty is in another area do as well as they can lacking specific theoretical concepts and experience from which to operate. This book is primarily intended for those counselors who are accomplished in another specialty and wish to improve their ability to manage family issues. The book includes the following chapters: (1) "Why Incorporate Family Counseling into Your Practice?" (D. Kaplan); (2) "Identifying the Need for Family Involvement" (D. Kaplan); (3) "A Process for Working with Families across Counseling Specialties" (D. Kaplan); (4)"Establishing a Relationship with Families" (D. Kaplan); (5) "Assessing Family Issues Related to the Presenting Problem" (D. Pelsma); (6) "Selecting Family Interventions" (R. Watts); (7) "Assessing Family Interventions" (S. Benish); (8) "Closure Issues with Families" (S. Craig and G. Bischof); (9) "Diversity Issues in Family Work" (F. Steigerwald); (10) "Off the Couch and Online: Technology in Family Counseling" (P. Stevens and K. Shulman); (11) "Ethical Issues in Family Work" (D. Kaplan); (12) "Putting It All Together: The Vorset Family" (D. Kaplan). An appendix includes the Ethical Code for the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors. (GCP)
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Counseling Theories, Counselor Client Relationship, Counselor Training, Cultural Pluralism, Ethics, Family Counseling, Family Involvement, Marriage Counseling, Technology, Theory Practice Relationship
ERIC Counseling and Student Services Clearinghouse, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 201 Ferguson Building, P.O. Box 26171, Greensboro, NC 27402-6171 ($34.95). Tel: 336-334-4114; Tel: 800-414-9769 (Toll Free); Fax: 336-334-4116; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://ericcass.uncg.edu.
Publication Type: Books; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Counselors
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Counseling and Student Services, Greensboro, NC.; American Counseling Association, Alexandria, VA.
Note: Funded by the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors. For individual chapters, see CG 032 110-121 and CG 032 321 140.