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Author Ariel, Shlomo.

Title Culturally competent family therapy : a general model / Shlomo Ariel ; foreword by Florence Kaslow.

Imprint Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999.

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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 254 pages) : illustrations.
Series Contributions in psychology, 0736-2714 ; no. 37
Contributions in psychology ; no. 37. 0736-2714
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-247) and index.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
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Contents Cover -- Contents -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- PART I CULTURE AND FAMILY THERAPY: AN OVERVIEW -- 1 The Necessity to Incorporate Culture into the Theory and Practice of Family Therapy -- 2 The General Model of Culturally Competent Family Therapy: A Brief Outline -- PART II FAMILY-CULTURAL CONCEPTS RELEVANT TO DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT -- 3 The Family's Conceptualization of Its Environment -- 4 The Family's Cultural Identity -- 5 The Family's Functioning and Lifestyle -- 6 The Family's Coping with Problems and Difficulties -- PART III THE INFORMATION-PROCESSING FRAMEWORK -- 7 The Family as an Information-Processing System -- 8 Culturally Determined Family Dysfunction -- PART IV CULTURALLY COMPETENT FAMILY DIAGNOSIS -- 9 Data-Collection Instruments and Procedures -- 10 Analysis of Diagnostic Data -- PART V THERAPY -- 11 The Therapeutic Alliance in Culturally Competent Family Therapy -- 12 Planning the Therapy: Strategies, Tactics and Techniques -- 13 The Therapeutic Process -- Epilogue -- Appendix: A Classified List of References -- PROGRAMMATIC WORKS -- THEORETICAL WORKS -- METHODOLOGICAL WORKS -- FAMILY THERAPY WITH SPECIFIC SOCIOCULTURAL GROUPS -- CULTURALLY SENSITIVE FAMILY THERAPY WITH PARTICULAR TYPES OF FAMILIES OR SPECIFIC FAMILY PROBLEMS -- EMPIRICAL RESEARCH -- TRAINING ISSUES -- References -- Index -- About the Author.
Summary A guide to a therapy which incorporates the cultural issues contributing to the problems which families of any sociocultural background may face. It covers difficulties such as intermarriage, immigration, acculturation, socioeconomic inequality, prejudice, and ecological or demographic change.
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Subject Family psychotherapy -- Cross-cultural studies -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Psychiatry, Transcultural -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Cultural psychiatry -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Psychoanalysis and culture -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Cross-cultural counseling -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Families -- Mental health -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Family Therapy.
Cross-Cultural Comparison.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Ariel, Shlomo. Culturally competent family therapy. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999 0313310793 (DLC) 99011269
ISBN 031300160X (electronic bk.)
9780313001604 (electronic bk.)
0313310793 (alk. paper)
9780313310799 (alk. paper)