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Black families in therapy : understanding the African American experience

Author: Nancy Boyd-Franklin
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This classic text helps professionals and students understand and address cultural and racial issues in therapy with African American clients. Leading family therapist Nancy Boyd-Franklin explores the problems and challenges facing African American communities at different socioeconomic levels, expands major therapeutic concepts and models to be more relevant to the experiences of African American families and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Boyd-Franklin, Nancy.
Black families in therapy.
New York : Guilford Press, 2003
(DLC) 2003009245
(OCoLC)52127285
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Boyd-Franklin
ISBN: 9781462531172 1462531172
OCLC Number: 962325584
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 368 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; About the Author; Preface; Acknowledgments; Contents; I. AFRICAN AMERICAN FAMILIES: THE CULTURAL AND RACIAL CONTEXT; 1. Overview; 2. Racism, Racial Identity, and Skin Color Issues; 3. Extended Family Patterns, Kinship Care, and Informal Adoption; 4. Role Flexibility and Boundary Confusion; 5. African American Men and Women: Socialization and Relationships; 6. Separation, Divorce, Remarriage, and Stepparenting; 7. Religion and Spirituality in African American Families; 8. Additional Important Topics in African American Communities. II. MAJOR TREATMENT THEORIES, ISSUES, AND INTERVENTIONS9. The Therapist's Use of Self and Value Conflicts; 10. Major Family Therapy Approaches and Their Relevance to Treating African Americans; 11. The Multisystems Model; 12. Public Policy Issues: A Guide for Clinicians; III. SOCIOECONOMIC CLASS ISSUES AND DIVERSITY OF FAMILY STRUCTURES; 13. Poor Families and the Multisystems Model; 14. Single-Parent African American Families; 15. Middle-Class African American Families; IV. IMPLICATIONS FOR SUPERVISION, TRAINING, AND FUTURE RESEARCH; 16. Implications for Training and Supervision. 17. Conclusion and Implications for Future Clinical Work and ResearchReferences; Author Index; Subject Index.
Responsibility: Nancy Boyd-Franklin.

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