Functional Family Therapy in Clinical Practice: An Evidence-Based Treatment Model for Working with Troubled Adolescents

Author(s) : Thomas L. Sexton

Functional Family Therapy in Clinical Practice: An Evidence-Based Treatment Model for Working with Troubled Adolescents

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Published : January 2010
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 295
  • Category :
    Family, Couple and Systemic Therapy
  • Catalogue No : 29543
  • ISBN 13 : 9780415996921
  • ISBN 10 : 0415996929

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Clinically relevant, theoretically sound, and scientifically based, Functional Family Therapy in Clinical Practice contains systematic discussions of topics and theoretical perspectives, as well as illustrative clinical examples that demonstrate the manner in which principles are applied in Functional Family Therapy.

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Functional Family Therapy develops a comprehensive presentation that serves as a systematic guide to understanding the FFT clinical model, the FFT service delivery system, the theoretical principles that serve as the foundation of FFT, and the mechanism of therapeutic change that gives FFT its potency. Clinically relevant, theoretically sound, and scientifically based, this book contains systematic discussions of topics and theoretical perspectives, as well as illustrative clinical examples that demonstrate the manner in which principles are applied in FFT.

Table of Contents
The Development of Functional Family Therapy: A Dynamic and Evolutional Model. The Evolution of FFT: Traditional Theory to Evidence-based Practice. Meeting the Needs of Troubled Youth: Clinical Problems, Theoretical Principles, and Scientific Foundations. The Clinical Change Model: Empowering Youth and Families. Engagement and Motivation Phase. Behavior Change Phase. Generalization Phase. The Clinical and Community Based Applications of FFT. FFT "In the Room": Clinical Case Examples of the FFT Model. Successfully Transporting Functional Family Therapy into Community Settings.

About the Author(s)

Thomas L. Sexton, PhD, ABPP, is Professor in the Department of Counseling Psychology and the Center for Evaluation and Education Policy (CEEP) at Indiana University. He is one of the model developers of Functional Family Therapy and is the author of over 50 journal articles, 25 book chapters, and 4 books.

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