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Author Irving, Howard H.
Title Therapeutic family mediation : helping families resolve conflict / Howard H. Irving, Michael Benjamin.
Imprint Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage Publications, 2002.

Subject Family psychotherapy.
Family mediation.
Family Therapy -- methods.
Negotiating -- methods.
Alt Name Benjamin, Michael.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 407 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Therapeutic Family Mediation -- The TFM Approach: Overview -- Rationale -- Theory -- Practice Principles -- Therapeutic Family Mediation: Brief Overview -- Different Professionals, Different Settings -- Family Mediation Practice Skills -- Connecting With Clients -- Maintaining Control -- Making Informed Choices -- Intervening -- Comediation Option -- The TFM Approach: Step-by-Step Guide: Phase 1: Intake/Assessment -- Intake/Assessment -- The TFM Approach: Step-by-Step Guide: Phase 2: Premediation -- Therapeutic Methods in Family Mediation -- Premediation -- Indications and Contraindications -- The TFM Approach: Step-by-Step Guide: Phase 3: Negotiation -- Negotiation -- The TFM Approach: Step-by-Step Guide: Phases 4 and 5: Termination and Follow-Up -- Goals -- Outcomes -- Follow-Up -- Full-Length Case Study -- John and Maria Smith -- Substantive Issues -- Parenting Plans: Part 1: Related Topics -- Parenting Plans: A New Conceptual Approach -- The Links Between Child Development and Divorce -- Parental Strategies in Divorce -- Advocacy in Family Mediation: Practice Rationale and Public Accountability -- Including the Children -- First Principles in the Construction of Parenting Plans -- Practical Guidelines in Enacting Parenting Plans -- Parenting Plans: Part 2: Basic Elements and Special Circumstances -- Parenting Plans: Basic Elements -- Special Circumstances -- Financial Plans: Part 1: Technical Matters -- Literature Review -- Comprehensive Family Mediation: Pros and Cons -- Clarifying the Issues -- Technical Matters.
Summary A practice-based book grounded in a therapeutic family medation (TFM) model created by the authors. TFM, unlike other practice models for family mediation, devotes special attention to family and emotional dynamics, and therefore can be used in a wider variety of cases.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781452264158 (electronic bk.)
1452264155 (electronic bk.)
9781452231747 (ebook)
1452231745 (ebook)
OCLC # 808377021
Additional Format Print version: Irving, Howard H. Therapeutic family mediation. Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage Publications, 2002 0761923136 (DLC) 2002005570 (OCoLC)49558904