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Family Assessment : Tools for Understanding and Intervention - Adele Holman

Family Assessment

Tools for Understanding and Intervention

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Published: 1st August 1983
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A practical guide for human service workers and students which describes and shows techniques for use in assessing families. The author reviews a conceptual basis of family assessment in chapters that focus on the family as a system, the family and its environment, and the family life cycle. She goes on to describe such methods of assessment as the ecomap, the genogram, family sculpture, and the use of observation and checklists. Throughout the guide, case examples are used to illustrate concepts and show the techniques in use. A special feature of particular value is the self-teaching exercises designed to give the reader practice in applying these ideas and methods. A concluding chapter relates family assessment to treatment or intervention.

The Uses of Family Assessment: Introduction
The Framework for Family Assessment
The Family in Space and Time
Methods of Assessment
Observation and Checklists
Assessing Your Own Capacities to Do Assessment
Relating Assessment to Intervention
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ISBN: 9780803920200
ISBN-10: 0803920202
Series: Sage Human Services Guides
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 119
Published: 1st August 1983
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.34 x 14.12  x 0.89
Weight (kg): 0.18