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This widely used clinical reference and text provides a wealth of knowledge on culturally sensitive practice with families and individuals from over 40 different ethnic groups. Each chapter demonstrates how ethnocultural factors may influence the assumptions of both clients and therapists, the issues people bring to the clinical context, and their resources for coping and problem solving.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Monica McGoldrick
Publisher: Guilford Press
Release: 2005-08-18
File: 796 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781606237946

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This widely used clinical resource and text was among the first to demonstrate the crucial significance of a family's cultural system in therapeutic work. Chapters are designed to enhance the cultural competance of clinicians working with members of over 40 different ethnic groups in the United States, including families of European, Latino, Asian, African, Middle Eastern, and Native American heritage. Ethnic profiles and case studies are presented not as definitive or stereotypical descriptions, but rather as informative frameworks for equipping practitioners with a sense of the cultural issues they may encounter in practice.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Monica McGoldrick
Publisher: Guilford Press
Release: 1996-08-15
File: 717 Pages
ISBN-13: 0898629594

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Social, cultural, and religious characteristics that are relevant to working with Black American families, illustrated with case examples and hands on guide to developing cultural awareness of a specific ethnic population.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Mcgoldrick Et Al.
Publisher: Guilford Press
Release: 1982-11-10
File: 600 Pages
ISBN-13: UTEXAS:059172012913936

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The classic and critically acclaimed book Family Therapy with Ethnic Minorities, Second Edition has now been updated and revised to reflect the various demographic changes that have occurred in the lives of ethnic minority families and the implications of these changes for clinical practice. Family Therapy with Ethnic Minorities provides advanced students and practitioners with the most up-to-date examination yet of the theory, models, and techniques relevant to ethnic minority family functioning and therapy. After an introductory discussion of principles to be considered in practice with ethnic minorities, the authors apply these principles to working with specific ethnic minority groups, namely African Americans, Latinos, Asian/Pacific Americans, and First Nations People. Distinctive cultural values of each ethnic group are explored as well as specific guidelines and suggestions on culturally significant family therapy strategies and skills. Key Features: The revised text reflects advances in family therapy scholarship since the first edition thus ensuring for readers an up-to-date treatment of the topic Accents and extends current critical constructionist theories and techniques and applies them within a culturally specific perspective Pays special attention to the issues of 'historical trauma' (referred to as 'soul wound'), especially in work with First Nations Peoples and African American families /span

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Man Keung Ho
Publisher: SAGE
Release: 2004
File: 368 Pages
ISBN-13: 0761923918

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A leading text for courses that go beyond the basics of family systems theory, intervention techniques, and diversity, this influential work has now been significantly revised with 65% new material. The volume explores how family relationships--and therapy itself--are profoundly shaped by race, social class, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and other intersecting dimensions of marginalization and privilege. Chapters from leading experts guide the practitioner to challenge assumptions about family health and pathology, understand the psychosocial impact of oppression, and tap into clients' cultural resources for healing. Practical clinical strategies are interwoven with theoretical insights, case examples, training ideas, and therapists' reflections on their own cultural and family legacies. ÿ New to This Edition *Existing chapters have been thoroughly updated and 21 chapters added, expanding the perspectives in the book. ÿ *Reflects over a decade of theoretical and clinical advances and the growing diversity of the United States. *New sections on re-visioning clinical research, trauma and psychological homelessness, and larger systems.ÿÿ

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Monica McGoldrick
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Release: 2019-06-14
File: 614 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781462531936

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Now in a significantly revised and expanded second edition, this groundbreaking work illuminates how racism, sexism, and other forms of oppression constrain the lives of diverse clients a " and family therapy itself. Practitioners and students gain vital tools for re-evaluating prevailing conceptions of family health and pathology; tapping into clients' cultural resources; and developing more inclusive theories and therapeutic practices. From leaders in the field, the second edition features many new chapters, case examples, and specific recommendations for culturally competent assessment, treatment, and clinical training. The section in which authors reflect on their own cultural and family legacies also has been significantly expanded.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Monica McGoldrick
Publisher: Guilford Press
Release: 2008-07-29
File: 483 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781593854270

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This text offers a straightforward, comprehensive overview of both traditional and evolving theoretical models of family therapy and intervention techniques as well as a discussion of clinical issues unique to family therapy practice. Aiming to prepare students to develop beginning proficiency in family therapy, the authors outline major family therapy models in detail, including a step by step description of concepts, theories, skills, and techniques as well as a history of each model and its conceptual and theoretical underpinnings. The text also provides extensive case illustrations of family interviews that identify the specific stages, clinical issues, concepts, theories and techniques associated with each model. This core text is designed for graduate level courses such as Family Therapy, Marriage and Family Therapy, Marriage and Family Counseling, Family Systems Theory, and Family Counseling in departments of social work, psychology, nursing, education, or human services.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Janice M. Rasheed
Publisher: SAGE
Release: 2010-07-29
File: 536 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781412905749

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Minorities and Family Therapy highlights the work of experienced, sensitive clinicians who, along with minority families, have found creative solutions to the problems minority families present. Until now, the field of family therapy has paid little attention to the specific clinical needs and strengths of minority families. Without sufficient exploration and training, family therapists risk treating minority families from a narrow, incomplete perspective, filtering out their inner resources, values, legacies, history, and wisdom, and underestimating the influence of the social settings in which they live. This unique and highly valuable book explores how systems-oriented clinicians presently work with ethnic and racial minority families. The chapters cover a wide range of clinical issues including pitfalls of misunderstanding and discrimination, innovative strategies for treating drug abuse and AIDS, and skills needed in caring for particular minority groups, such as Native Americans, blacks, Latinos, and Asian Americans. The authors go beyond simply spelling out cultural similarities and differences. They provide clear, clinical suggestions to be applied in family and community contexts. Not just another book on ethnicity, Minorities and Family Therapy looks at families who, because of their race and cultural background, have had to struggle with racism, discrimination, limited access to health care, economic bankruptcy, and educational barriers. Written for family therapists and health care providers who work with minority families and look for creative alternatives to improve their care, this landmark volume is a celebration of the strengths that minority families demonstrate in coping with long-term adversity.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Betty Mackune-Karrer
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2014-02-25
File: 252 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781317711957

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Voices of Color: First Person Accounts of Ethnic Minority Therapists/strong is the first book to address the training, academic, and professional experiences of ethnic minority therapists. Using real cases, narratives, and biographical material, each chapter motivates the reader to ponder and challenge how issues related to mental health intersect with race/ethnicity within a broader diversity framework. The contributors represent various mental health disciplines, and they all write from a systemic perspective on therapy cases, theory, new models, and research. The authors present powerful narratives of how their personal and professional experiences inform each other.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Mudita Rastogi
Publisher: SAGE
Release: 2005
File: 389 Pages
ISBN-13: 0761928901

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In a revised edition of her revelatory work You Can Go Home Again, veteran family therapist Monica McGoldrick explains how understanding family patterns and history through the use of the genogram - a more in-depth version of the traditional family tree - can reveal a family's history of estrangement, alliance, divorce, suicide, or disease and help us to learn, grow, and deepen the bonds with our own families. McGoldrick uses famous families as examples to bring the discussion to life - the Obamas, the Ghandis, the Roosevelts, the Kennedy's, Frida Khalo, Freud, Che Guerva and the Hepburns, among others, are all included. By drawing on these examples and incorporating new illustrations and updated genograms, she shows how issues of sibling rivalry, birth order, family myth, marital relations and parent-child relationships can all play a role in how we perceive our family history, our sense of 'home,' and, therefore, our identity. In The Genogram Journey McGoldrick examines our collective past while informing us about how to use it wisely to shape the future.

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Genre: Family & Relationships
Author: Monica McGoldrick
Publisher: W. W. Norton
Release: 2011
File: 384 Pages
ISBN-13: 0393706273

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