Case Studies in Child, Adolescent, and Family Treatment by Craig W. LeCroy

By Craig W. LeCroy

A precise examine tips on how to observe medical theories to social paintings practice

Thinking via real-life situations to make connections among idea and perform is an important portion of social paintings schooling. Now in its Second Edition, Case experiences in baby, Adolescent, and relatives Treatment features a wide selection of circumstances defined in wealthy element by means of practitioners, students, and researchers. Chapters characterize contexts and techniques around the social paintings spectrum, so scholars gets to glimpse into the scientific adventure of an entire diversity of professionals.

With bankruptcy overviews, case sketches, research questions, and references for extra examine, this ebook makes a useful reference for social paintings scholars. studying by means of instance is find out how to advance the ability of scientific reasoning. Editors Craig W. LeCroy and Elizabeth okay. Anthony—two distinct students within the box of social work—have introduced jointly a powerful roster of members who upload their certain voices and scientific views into their insightful case descriptions. prepared into 5 thematic sections, Case reviews in baby, Adolescent, and family members therapy, moment Edition covers crucial components in social paintings perform, including:

  • Child welfare and adoption
  • Individual and staff treatment
  • School and group settings
  • Family therapy and father or mother training

With the updates within the Second Edition, scholars will examine the most up-tp-date classes in social paintings perform from a various diversity of students, researchers, and practitioners within the box. In contexts starting from baby welfare to homelessness, this ebook presents the serious pondering abilities scholars have to know how social paintings concept applies in medical environments.

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However, he acknowledged that he became angry quickly and exploded when Nate did not comply. To me, it was clear that the family’s authority system needed to be organized and tightened in order for Nate to develop better internal controls. Ellen and Ron had to learn to operate from a policy rather than reacting to their son’s behavior, either with appeasement or anger. I introduced them to the basics of setting limits and delivering consequences. My intervention, a combination of structural family therapy developed by Salvador Minuchin, Braulio Montalvo, and Jay Haley and the theories found in 1‐2‐3 Magic, c a book by Thomas Phelan (1996), went like this: The child has two choices—comply with the request or take the consequence.

4 CASE STUDIES IN CHILD, ADOLESCENT, AND FAMILY TREATMENT REFERENCES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2010). Increasing prevalence of parent‐reported attention‐deficit/hyperactivity disorder among children—United States, 2003 and 2007. s_cid=mm5944a3_w Littleton, H. , & Ollendick, T. (2003). Negative body image and disordered eating behavior in children and adolescents: What places youth at risk and how can these problems be prevented? Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, w 6(1), 51–66.

Explaining further, Ellen astutely observed that her own disciplinary style was that of a negotiator. She operated with a win/win approach to situations. She knew that it did not come naturally to her to be firm, to draw the line, or to lay down the directives in black‐and‐white terms. Ron, by contrast, noted that he was firm and tough. However, he acknowledged that he became angry quickly and exploded when Nate did not comply. To me, it was clear that the family’s authority system needed to be organized and tightened in order for Nate to develop better internal controls.

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