Strengthening Family Resilience, Second Edition

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Guilford Press, 2011 - Psychology - 384 pages
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This informative clinical resource and text presents Froma Walsh's family resilience framework for intervention and prevention with clients dealing with adversity. Drawing on extensive research and clinical experience, the author describes key processes in resilience for practitioners to target and facilitate. Useful guidelines and case illustrations address a wide range of challenges: sudden crisis, trauma, and loss; disruptive transitions, such as job loss, divorce, and migration; persistent multistress conditions of serious illness or poverty; and barriers to success for at-risk youth. New to this edition: reflects research and practice advances chapter on resilience-oriented approaches to recovery from major disasters chapter on applications in community-based programs and international contexts.
  

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I love Froma's strength based approach to working with family's. Definitely some some wonderful chapters in this book that I will share with clients in the future. Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER 1
3
CHAPTER 2
27
PART II
47
CHAPTER 3
49
CHAPTER 4
83
CHAPTER 5
106
PART III
127
CHAPTER 6
129
PART IV
179
CHAPTER 8
181
CHAPTER 9
217
CHAPTER 10
251
CHAPTER 11
288
CHAPTER 12
318
References
355
Index
373

CHAPTER 7
164

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About the author (2011)

Froma Walsh, PhD, is the Mose and Sylvia Firestone Professor in the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago. She also has a joint appointment in the Department of Psychiatry, Pritzker School of Medicine, and is Co-Director of the university-affiliated Chicago Center for Family Health. She is a past president of the American Family Therapy Academy (AFTA) and past editor of the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy. Dr. Walsh has received awards for her distinguished contributions and leadership in the field of family therapy from the Division of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association, the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, and AFTA. She speaks and consults internationally on resilience-oriented research, professional training, and practice.

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