Core Principles of Assessment and Therapeutic Communication with Children, Parents and Families : Towards the Promotion of Child and Family Wellbeing Paperback
Practitioners today are confronted by a bewildering array of therapies as `cure alls.' This book provides an integrated approach to working with children, parents and families that can be applied by all professionals in a variety of settings.
Informed by a psychodynamic perspective, it identifies how we can avoid pathologising the behaviour of children by instead considering:the meaning of behaviour as an important source of communicationthe commonality of all experience for children, parents and familiesthe emotional milestones of development the core principles of assessment and therapeutic communication and how they are appliedThrough the presentation of sound clinical evidence and research Core Principles of Assessment and Therapeutic Communication with Children, Parents and Families creates connections between clinical practice and community action and, as such, is essential reading for anyone working to promote child and family wellbeing.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 192 pages, 1 Line drawings, black and white; 1 Tables, black and white
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 14/05/2010
- Category: Psychotherapy
- ISBN: 9780415552431
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