Strengthening High-Risk Families: A Handbook for Practitioners

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Wiley, Jun 14, 1994 - Psychology - 166 pages
This groundbreaking study offers mental health and social-service practitioners, administrators, and students a bold new paradigm for intervening with high-risk families. Kaplan and Girard recommAnd hands-on, family-centered assessment and treatment strategies to empower families to change. They give special attention to treating families with physical or sexual abuse, domestic violence, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, or homelessness.

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