A new edition written especially for behavioral health practitioners from one of the world's foremost experts on addiction and family system dysfunction, Dr. Claudia Black.
Addiction passes through families from one generation to the next. Family Strategies provides a wealth of information and guidance proven to be effective with families challenged by addiction--whether to alcohol or other drugs, gambling, food, sex, etc. Through authoritative direction and reproducible handouts, professionals are given the structure and resources to help families they work with successfully transition to recovery.
Provides strategies proven to be effective in family settings when addiction is either still active or the addicted person is in early recovery, regardless of the form of addiction.
Provides comprehensive didactic information to assist professionals working with the clinical materials.
Presents a broad range of therapeutically powerful exercises to use with families challenged by addiction.
Written in a solution-oriented and strengths-based style that provides clear step-by-step direction to guide families through each exercise.
Comes with a multitude of handouts in the form of written exercises, checklists, sentence stems, structured dialogues, and art activities--all designed to be reproduced and used without restriction.