Master your Minecraft
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Tour our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Best Books of the Year | December 7, 2014

    Gigi Little: IMG Best Kids' Books of 2014



    No, I'm sorry, it's impossible. The best kids' books of 2014? The best? Can't do it. There have been entirely too many exceptional examples of the... Continue »
    1. $11.87 Sale Board Book add to wish list

      Countablock

      Christopher Franceschelli and Peskimo 9781419713743

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$9.95
Used Hardcover
Usually ships in 5 to 7 business days
Add to Wishlist
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
Qty Store Section
1 Remote Warehouse Psychology- Couple and Family Therapy

Ordinary Families, Special Children: A Systems Approach to Childhood Disability

by

Ordinary Families, Special Children: A Systems Approach to Childhood Disability Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Book News Annotation:

Integrates theory and research with personal accounts from family members to examine the many variables that shape a family's responses to childhood disability and its ability to overcome physical, cultural, and social barriers. Shows professionals how to apply a social and family systems-based approach to assessment and intervention with diverse families and discusses emerging and established intervention programs.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

This comprehensive and clinically useful resource provides a multisystems perspective on childhood disability and its effects on family life. The volume examines the many variables that shape the ways families respond to childhood disability and the extent to which they can overcome the physical, cultural, and social barriers to a satisfactory lifestyle. Integrating theory and research with evocative first-hand accounts from parents, siblings, and grandparents, the authors demonstrate how to apply a social and family systems-based approach to assessment and intervention with diverse families.

Synopsis:

This popular clinical reference and text provides a multisystems perspective on childhood disability and its effects on family life. The volume examines how child, family, ecological, and sociocultural variables intertwine to shape the ways families respond to disability, and how professionals can promote coping, adaptation, and empowerment. Accessible and engaging, the book integrates theory and research with vignettes and firsthand reflections from family members.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-309) and index.

About the Author

Milton Seligman, Ph.D., is Professor and Chair, Counseling Psychology Program, University of Pittsburgh.

Rosalyn Benjamin Darling, Ph.D., is the Graduate Coordinator in the Sociology Department at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where she also teaches courses in human services, at-risk children, and the sociology of disability. Prior to assuming her present position, she served for 15 years as the Executive Director of Beginnings, an agency serving young children with disabilities; in that capacity, she also served on various state-level policy advisory committees in the area of early intervention. Dr. Darling is the author of five books and numerous articles and chapters about children with disabilities and their families. She has also served on a number of national-level, disability-related advisory boards and continues to act as an advocate for children.

Table of Contents

Contents

1. Introduction and Conceptual Framework: Social Systems and Family Systems

2. Becoming the Parent of a Child with a Disability: Reactions to First Information

3. Childhood and Adolescence: Continuing Adaptation

4. Effects on the Family as a System

5. Effects on Siblings

6. Effects on Fathers and Grandparents

7. Cultural Reactions to Childhood Disability and Subcultural Variation

8. Professional-Family Interaction: Working toward Partnership

9. Therapeutic Approaches

10. Applying a Systems Approach to the Identification of Family Resources and Concerns: The Individualized Family Service Plan and Beyond

Product Details

ISBN:
9781572301559
Subtitle:
A Systems Approach to Childhood Disability
Author:
Seligman, Milton
Author:
Darling, Rosalyn Benjamin
Publisher:
The Guilford Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Children with Special Needs
Subject:
Family social work
Subject:
Handicapped
Subject:
Child Psychology
Subject:
Handicapped children
Subject:
Family Therapy
Subject:
Parents of handicapped children
Subject:
Adaptation, Psychological
Subject:
Family social work -- United States.
Subject:
Child, Exceptional.
Subject:
Systems theory.
Subject:
Disabled Persons.
Subject:
Familia
Subject:
Psychotherapy - Child & Adolescent
Subject:
Psychotherapy - Couples & Family
Subject:
Psychopathology - Compulsive Behavior
Subject:
Children with disabilities
Subject:
Parents of children with disabilities
Subject:
Psicologia Da Crianca
Subject:
Atitudes
Subject:
Deficientes
Edition Number:
2nd ed.
Edition Description:
Cloth
Series Volume:
V-43
Publication Date:
20070221
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
434
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

Other books you might like

  1. Martin Guitars - Paperback Used Trade Paper $13.95
  2. Handmade houses :a guide to the... Used Trade Paper $19.50
  3. Basketball Diaries
    Used Trade Paper $8.00
  4. Akhenaten: The Heretic King Used Trade Paper $9.95
  5. Electronics - Circuits and Systems New Open eBook $47.75
  6. Lovers Knot 3RD Edition Used Pamphlet $2.95

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Psychology » Couple and Family Therapy

Ordinary Families, Special Children: A Systems Approach to Childhood Disability Used Hardcover
0 stars - 0 reviews
$9.95 In Stock
Product details 434 pages Guilford Publications - English 9781572301559 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
This comprehensive and clinically useful resource provides a multisystems perspective on childhood disability and its effects on family life. The volume examines the many variables that shape the ways families respond to childhood disability and the extent to which they can overcome the physical, cultural, and social barriers to a satisfactory lifestyle. Integrating theory and research with evocative first-hand accounts from parents, siblings, and grandparents, the authors demonstrate how to apply a social and family systems-based approach to assessment and intervention with diverse families.

"Synopsis" by ,

This popular clinical reference and text provides a multisystems perspective on childhood disability and its effects on family life. The volume examines how child, family, ecological, and sociocultural variables intertwine to shape the ways families respond to disability, and how professionals can promote coping, adaptation, and empowerment. Accessible and engaging, the book integrates theory and research with vignettes and firsthand reflections from family members.

spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.