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family counseling

a program of providing information and professional guidance to members of a family concerning specific health matters, such as the care of a severely retarded child or the risk of transmitting a known genetic defect.
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However, many school counselor education programs provide extensive courses or clinical experiences in systems theory and practice, leaving many school counselors feeling unprepared to conduct family counseling (Hinkle & Wells, 1995; Kraus, 1998).
But there are other reasons too, including economics, said Cary Quashen, president and founder of the Action Family Counseling Centers, a nonprofit program established in 1989.
The purpose of this chapter is to provide counselors with a road map that will help in the assessment phase of the family counseling process.
Sheri Meyers Gantman, a Tarzana psychologist with a doctorate in family counseling, warned not to take on too much.
This digest provides an overview of basic family counseling concepts for counselors whose specialty is in an area other than marriage and family counseling.
The programs include a confidential assessment process, individualized treatment planning, individual and family counseling, relapse prevention and and six months of follow-up support.
This paper summarizes Iveys Developmental Counseling and Therapy theory and includes practical applications of theory, discusses the general concepts of family counseling theories and the family systems continuum, summarizes the central theoretical constructs and goals and practical therapeutic techniques of Systemic Cognitive-Developmental Therapy, and provides classifications of cognitive-developmental orientations and family counseling interventions.
About Children's Home Society & Family Services -- Since 1889, Children's Home Society & Family Services (CHSFS) has met the needs of children and families through our adoption services, childcare and early learning centers, child and family neglect and abuse prevention programs, individual and family counseling and other comprehensive child and family support services.
And when that wasn't enough, Acevedo began to help counselors with the Community Family Counseling Center, telling his story to at-risk youths.
The ethical issues of misrepresentation; trust; malfeasance; and confidentiality are presented within a family counseling context.
Unlike many residential treatment facilities, Timberline Knolls provides various treatment services seven days a week throughout the girl's stay, and provides on-site, family counseling as well.
In family counseling, Roy finally spills his secret: ``I'd like to have the operation to change my sex.