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Family Assessment Handbook: An Introductory Practice Guide to Family Assessment (SAB 230 Family Therapy) Paperback – August 25, 2009

ISBN-13: 978-0495601210 ISBN-10: 0495601217 Edition: 3rd

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  • Series: SAB 230 Family Therapy
  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning; 3 edition (August 25, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0495601217
  • ISBN-13: 978-0495601210
  • Product Dimensions: 10.8 x 8.4 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #115,030 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"An excellent resource for practitioners working with families and a solid foundation for students in their study of families, and systems. Excellent respect of diversity, and sensitivity to family values and belief systems, this is particularly evident in the variety of case studies." --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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Dr. Barbara Thomlison is a professor in the School of Social Work and director of the Institute for Children and Families at Risk at Florida International University. She obtained her Ph.D. in social work from the University of Toronto. Her academic experiences involve various undergraduate and graduate programs, where she teaches advanced clinical practice and family intervention courses. Her research interests include parenting programs, children at risk of maltreatment, family and youth violence, foster care, and early childhood interventions. Dr. Thomlison's extensive publications include articles, chapters, and books in the areas of child maltreatment interventions, parenting for effectiveness, family assessment, risk and resilience, foster care, APA style, forensic assessment, intervention in child sexual abuse, evidence-based internships, and designing evidence-based intervention search strategies. She is actively involved as a board member in local and national child welfare, foster care, and family service organizations. Her lengthy interdisciplinary practice history also includes services to children and families, as well as policy services research.

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By N. Lee Gray on February 10, 2013
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If you are working towards a career in social work, this text is a must in assessment and treatment of social dysfunction and family sustainability.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Sunbunny064 on February 26, 2013
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The Kindle version takes a little getting used to. This is a great resource for marriage and family counseling graduate students.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Mel on January 6, 2013
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This product was exactly what I expected and assisted me greatly in completing my course work for my master's program.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By LaTonya Blount on January 2, 2013
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This particular book is simply basic information about the use of assessments and how they inform the counseling and therapy field. Its okay for that. But I didn't find it very useful.
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