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Title The therapist's notebook for family health care : homework, handouts, and activities for individuals, couples, and families coping with illness, loss, and disability / Deanna Linville, Katherine Milewski-Hertlein, and associates.

Imprint New York : Haworth Press, ©2007.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  616.89156 T398T    Check Shelf
Description xxiii, 245 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm.
Series Haworth practical practice in mental health
Haworth practical practice in mental health.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Interventions for working with families and chronic illness -- Biopsychosocial-spiritual interview method -- FAST approach to health care -- Increasing social support to manage chronic illness -- Doctor's bag of coping skills -- Coping and adapting to developmental changes, challenges, and opportunities using a patient education tool in family therapy -- Adaptive world model for meeting the demands of chronic illness -- Positive and negative feelings boxes -- Extraordinary parts: the wife, mother, and survivor -- Healthy families project -- Interventions for working with children and illness -- Fun with bubbles: relieving childhood pain and physical symptoms -- Superhero in all of us -- Angry feelings toolbox -- Why is my kid doing this and what can I do? Facilitating family problems solving using scatterplots -- ANGELS (A Neighbor Giving Encouragement, Love, and Support): a collaborative project for teens with diabetes -- Facilitated mirroring: building perspective in clients with Asperger's Syndrome -- Illness-specific interventions for families -- Adaptation of the family system illness model for HIV/AIDS patients and their partners -- Quilting as a meaning-making intervention for HIV/AIDS -- Family-oriented diabetes management: good nutrition and portion control -- Steps to an ecology of treatment: a handout for clients with diabetes -- Every woman's problem: self-assessment for disordered eating and body image despair -- Put a wrench in it -- Women caring for partners and dementia: a contextual model -- Inviting resiliency to join the family's journey with cancer -- Exploring mood differences: sports car and K-car metaphor -- Interventions for working with grief and loss -- Story squares: creating a dialogue with grieving children -- Open up a window -- Threading the strengths of families through loss and grief -- Creative encounter with anticipatory loss -- Aging parents and end-of-life decisions: helping families negotiate difficult conversations -- Professional development with illness and loss -- Achoo!: treating clients when the therapist faces a chronic illness -- Building your home project.
Summary "The Therapist's Notebook for Family Health Care presents creative interventions for working with individuals, couples, and families dealing with illness, loss, and disability. This book offers creative resources (homework, handouts, and activities) and effective, field-tested interventions to provide counselors with useful information on specific family dynamics and topics. It equips mental health clinicians with practical therapeutic activities to use in their work with clients struggling with health care or grief issues."--Jacket.
Subject Family psychotherapy.
Adjustment (Psychology)
Loss (Psychology)
Family Therapy -- methods.
Adjustment (Psychology) (OCoLC)fst00796680
Family psychotherapy. (OCoLC)fst00920448
Loss (Psychology) (OCoLC)fst01002621
Added Author Linville, Deanna.
Hertlein, Katherine M.
ISBN 9780789026965 (soft ; alk. paper)
0789026961 (soft ; alk. paper)
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