Tag: Families)

You Can Do It Too! – 25 Homeschool Families Share Their Stories: 25 Homeschool Familes Share Their Stories

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Not sure you could homeschool? This book is for you! Afraid you don’t have the education or patience? This book is for you! Curious about what it looks like day-to-day? This book is for you! Overwhelmed by homeschool options? This book is for you! You Can Do It Too! is a series of interviews with …

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Couple-Based Interventions for Military and Veteran Families: A Practitioner’s Guide

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Presenting couple-based interventions uniquely tailored to the mental health needs of military and veteran couples and families, this book is current, practical, and authoritative. Chapters describe evidence-based interventions for specific disorders—such as posttraumatic stress, depression, and substance abuse—and related clinical challenges, including physical aggression, infidelity, bereavement, and parenting concerns. Clear guidelines for assessment and treatment …

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Families and Change: Coping With Stressful Events and Transitions

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Proven successful and effective with students and practitioners through two editions, Families and Change: Coping With Stressful Events and Transitions, Third Edition presents the vast literature that has emerged in recent years, focusing on how families respond to various transitions and stressful life events. Readers will find this edition more applied, with additional examples and …

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Building a Successful Family Business Board: A Guide for Leaders, Directors, and Families (Family Business Publications)

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Boards of directors can help businesses succeed—yet many family businesses do not have functioning boards of directors that play a valuable role in providing oversight to their businesses.  In Building a Successful Family Business Board, the authors show why private firms need the in-depth expertise and objective feedback that a well-chosen board, including qualified independent …

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Families of the Forest: The Matsigenka Indians of the Peruvian Amazon

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The idea of a family level society, discussed and disputed by anthropologists for nearly half a century, assumes moving, breathing form in Families of the Forest. According to Allen Johnson’s deft ethnography, the Matsigenka people of southeastern Peru cannot be understood or appreciated except as a family level society; the family level of sociocultural integration …

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Latino Families in Therapy: A Guide to Multicultural Practice (The Guilford Family Therapy)

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Presenting an accessible and original framework for thinking about multiculturalism in therapy, this comprehensive volume provides valuable insights and strategies for therapists working with Latino families. Practitioners and students gain awareness of specific clincial issues, family dynamics, and sociopolitical realities that are frequently shared by Latino clients, while at the same time learning to avoid …

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Families: A Social Class Perspective (Contemporary Family Perspectives (CFP))

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This book focuses on the impact of economic systems and social class on the organization of family life. Since the most vital function of the family is the survival of its members, the author give primacy to the economic system in structuring the broad parameters of family life. She explains how the economy shapes the …

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Women, Work, and Family: Balancing and Weaving (Understanding Families)

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This study of 30 mothers looks at the varying ways women balance work and family life. It is carried out through intensive interviews and the data is examined from several theoretical standpoints, including structural theory, motherhood theory, and feminist theory. A supplemental text for graduate and advanced undergraduate courses in Family Studies Programs and Women’s …

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