Preface Acknowledgments About the Author Competencies Part I. Introduction to Resiliency-Based Practice Chapter 1. The Nature and Sources of Resiliency Chapter 2. Setting the Stage for Work with Families: Development of the Therapeutic Alliance Chapter 3. Assessment of Families Chapter 4. Cultural Issues, Family Structure, and Resiliency Part II. Approaches to Social Work Practice with Families: "Introduction to Family Therapy Models" Chapter 5. Social Learning/Cognitive Family Therapy Models Chapter 6. Psychoeducational Family Counseling Chapter 7. Structural Family Therapy Chapter 8. Solution-Focused Family Therapy Chapter 9. Narrative Family Therapy Chapter 10. Multisystems Family Therapy Chapter 11. Bowen Family Systems Therapy Chapter 12. Object Relations Family Therapy Chapter 13. Spirituality Part III. Resiliency-Based Practice Framework Applications Chapter 14. Families Coping with Difficult Life Circumstances Chapter 15. Conclusion Appendix. Family Preservation Models References Index
Mary Patricia Van Hook, PhD, MSW, is Professor Emerita of Social Work at the University of Central Florida. She has extensive experience teaching family counseling courses and working with families facing a variety of circumstances. Dr. Van Hook has written and presented in the areas of families, rural mental health, spirituality, women's issues, and resiliency.