Working with Families: An Integrative Model by Level of Need

Working with Families: An Integrative Model by Level of Need, 5th edition

  • Allie C. Kilpatrick, 
  • Thomas P. Holland

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Overview

Working with Families explains how social workers assess families based on their level of need and provides clear guidelines for effective family interventions. The authors emphasize the importance of weighing the specific needs of each family, including family strengths and coping capacities.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2009

ISBN-13: 9780137545940

Subject: Social Work & Human Services

Category: Family Therapy

Table of contents

Foreword
Preface
Authors
Contributors
Outline of Approaches

Part One: Theory Base and Contextual Practice: Metatheories for Working with Families at Four Levels of Need
1. Levels of Family Need
Allie C. Kilpatrick
Level I
Level II
Level III
Level IV
Intervention Criteria
Summary
Discussion Questions
Internet Resources
Suggested Readings
References

2. An Ecological Systems-Social Constructionism Approach to Family Practice
Thomas P. Holland and Allie C. Kilpatrick
Ecological Systems Perspective
Applications to Family Practice
Caveats in Using the Ecosystems Metatheory
Social Constructionist Perspective
Applications to Family Practice
Caveats in Using the Social Constructionist Metatheory
Comparing and Integrating the Metatheories
Summary
Discussion Questions
Internet Resources
Suggested Readings
References

3. Contexts of Helping: Commonalities and Human Diversities
Allie C. Kilpatrick and June G. Hopps with Kareema J. Gray
The Helping Relationship/Therapeutic Alliance
Client Diversity
Summary
Discussion Questions
Internet Resources
Suggested Readings
References

4. Ethically Informed and Spiritually Sensitive Practice
Allie C. Kilpatrick, Thomas P. Holland and Dorothy S. Becvar
Ethically Informed Practice
Spiritually Sensitive Practice
Ethical Challenges
Summary
Discussion Questions
Internet Resources
Suggested Readings
References

Part Two: First Level of Family Need: Basic Survival
5. Interventions with Level I, Neglectful Families.
James M. Gaudin
Needs of Neglectful Families
Assessment
Goals: Defining Family Preservation
Basic Tenets
Intervention Approach: Preserving Neglectful Level I Families
Evaluation of Effectiveness
Application to Families on Levels II, III, and IV
Ethical Challenges
Summary
Discussion Questions
Internet Resources
Suggested Readings
References

6. A Family Case Management Approach for Level I Needs
Roberta R. Greene and Nancy P. Kropf
Family Needs
Family Case Assessment
Treatment Goals
Treatment Approach: A Generalist Model of Case Management
Evaluation
Application to Families at Other Levels of Need
Ethical Challenges
Summary
Discussion Questions
Internet Resources
Suggested Readings
References

Part Three:Second Level of Family Need: Structure, Limits, and Safety
7. Structural Family Interventions
Harry J. Aponte
Levels of Family Need
Assessment
Goals
Intervention Approach
Evaluation
Application to Families at Other Levels of Need
Ethical Challenges
Summary
Discussion Questions
Suggested Videotapes
Suggested Readings
References

8. Social Learning Family Interventions
Arthur M. Horne and Thomas V. Sayger
Family Needs
Assessment and Treatment Goals
Social Learning Family Interventions
Evaluation of Effectiveness
Application to Families on Levels I, III, and IV
Ethical Challenges
Summary
Discussion Questions
Internet Resources
Suggested Readings
References

Part Four: Third Level of Family Need: Boundaries and Control
9. Solution-Focused Family Interventions
Jeffrey J. Koob
Assumptions
Typical Needs of Level III Families
Assessment
Theory Base and Basic Tenets
Treatment Goals
Application
Application to Spirituality
Interventions
Evaluation
Application to Families on Levels I, II, and IV
Ethical Challenges
Summary
Discussion Questions
Internet Resources
Suggested Readings
References

10. Family Systems Theory
Joseph Walsh
Needs Presented by Level III Families
Assessment
Goals of the Intervention
Intervention Approaches
Applications
Evaluation of Effectiveness
Application to Families at Other Levels of Need
Ethical Challenges
Summary
Discussion Questions
Internet Resources
Suggested Readings
References

Part Five: Fourth Level of Family Need: Family and Personal Growth
11. Narrative Family Interventions
Nancy R. Williams
Needs
Goals
Theoretical Foundations and Basic Tenets
Assessment
Intervention Approaches
Evaluation
Application to Families at Other Levels of Need
Ethical Challenges
Summary
Discussion Questions
Internet Resources
Suggested Readings
References

12. Object Relations Family Interventions
Allie C. Kilpatrick and Elizabeth O. Trawick
Family Needs
Family Case Assessment
Treatment Goals
Intervention Approach: Theory Base and Tenets
Application to Families on Level IV
Interventions and Techniques
Evaluation of Effectiveness
Application to Families Functioning at Other Levels
Ethical Challenges
Summary
Discussion Questions
Internet Resources
Suggested Readings
References

Part Six: The Family in the Community: Ecosystem Implications
13. The Family in the Community
Elizabeth Vonk
The Case of Mrs. Y.
Dual Focus
Definition of Community
Family Practitioner and Agency Helping Function in Community
Two Models That Address Family Needs on a Community Level
Summary
Discussion Questions
Internet Resources
Suggested Readings
References
Appendix: Ethics Cases and Commentaries
Glossary
Name Index
Subject Index

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