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Black Families in Therapy: Understanding the African American Experience [Paperback]

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Pages   368
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.28" Width: 6.2" Height: 1"
Weight:   1.2 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Apr 20, 2006
Publisher   The Guilford Press
ISBN  1593853467  
EAN  9781593853464  

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"Nancy Boyd-Franklin has long been a leading voice on the experience of African American families. In this new edition of her groundbreaking clinical text, she expands and deepens our understanding of the diverse backgrounds and complex challenges of Black families in our society, illuminating the strengths that therapists can tap into. This is invaluable reading for students and practitioners in mental health and social service fields."--Froma Walsh, PhD, School of Social Service Administration, Department of Psychiatry, and Center for Family Health, University of Chicago "Black Families in Therapy, Second Edition, will doubtless become a classic. It is well organized; written in clear, understandable language; draws on a wealth of information from diverse disciplines; and covers a number of important new topics. Among the book's outstanding features is its incisive narrative style, in which major concepts, principles and therapeutic approaches are highlighted with vivid case examples and vignettes. This is an excellent text for upper-division undergraduate and graduate courses addressing Black family life, African American psychology, multiethnic family therapy, cross-cultural psychology, pastoral counseling, and related topics."--Joseph L. White, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Psychiatry, University of California, Irvine "With the initial publication of this text, Nancy Boyd-Franklin broke new ground and set a high standard for research, teaching, and therapeutic practice with African American families. The new second edition is yet another pace-setting gift to the field. Some books are designed to fill a crucial gap on the reference shelf. Others are useful as textbooks for students in family studies, counseling, psychology, psychiatry, and even sociology. Still others function best as working manuals for practitioners. Black Families in Therapy, Second Edition, will surely serve all these functions while moving to th

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Nancy Boyd Franklin, PhD, is a Professor in the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University. She is also an African American family therapist and the author or editor of several books. An internationally recognized lecturer and author, Dr. Boyd Franklin has published numerous articles on such issues as the treatment of African American families, extended family issues, spirituality and religion, home based family therapy, group therapy for Black women, HIV and AIDS, parent and family therapeutic support groups, the multisystems model, and community empowerment.

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Great resource  Jul 7, 2005
This book is a great resource if you are planning to work with black families in therapy. It outlines practical things to do in the clinical setting and how black families are affected by racism and other societal pressures.

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