Diversity in Family Constellations: Implications for Practice by Krishna L. GuadalupeDiversity in Family Constellations: Implications for Practice by Krishna L. Guadalupe

Diversity in Family Constellations: Implications for Practice

EditorKrishna L. Guadalupe, Debra L. Welkley

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The idea of family is not easily defined and is in a constant state of change. In order to create a more manageable environment for human service practitioners, Diversity in Family Constellations presents family groups and arrangements as multidimensional, nonstatic, living entities that arein a constant process of being and becoming.This book introduces a series of guidelines, conventional and unconventional, that human service practitioners can use to explore the complexities of family dynamics regarding assessment and intervention. The authors provide readers with opportunities to apply these guidelines within the context ofdiverse family constellations, including the nuclear family, the single-parent family, the multigenerational family, foster or institutional families, lesbian and gay families, and blended families.

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Krishna L. Guadalupe (MSW, Rutgers University; PhD, University of South Carolina; certificates/licenses in diverse traditional and nontraditional wellness modalities) is a professor of social work at California State University, Sacramento. He has more than twenty years of direct experience in the field of human services and continues ...

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Title:Diversity in Family Constellations: Implications for PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:312 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.59 inPublished:June 15, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190616156

ISBN - 13:9780190616151

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"I very much liked the presentation and exploration of the multiple premises for envisioning and understanding families in US society." --Karen Jick, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay