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  • Children in Changing Families: Life After Parental Separation

    Children in Changing Families: Life After Parental Separation

    by Jan Pryor & Bryan Rodgers

    *This publication is a "Print to order": printing & delivery usually take 2 – 3 weeks* At time when separation and divorce are increasingly common, this book supplies much-needed insights into why some children survive change in families better than others. *Contents:* List of Figures and Tables. Series Editor's Preface. Acknowledgments. Glossary of Studies Frequently Referred to in the Book. Introduction. 1. The Context of Family Transitions. 2. Frameworks for Understanding Family Transitions. 3. Family Transitions and Outcomes for Children. 4. Children's Perceptions of Families and Family Change. 5. Families that...

  • Coping with Separation and Divorce: Issues in Society - Volume 411

    Coping with Separation and Divorce: Issues in Society - Volume 411

    by Editor: Justin Healey

    Intimate relationships change over the years. It may be easy to think that ending a difficult long-term partnership will solve all your problems, however separation and divorce can bring up a number of challenges and is rarely a straightforward process or experience emotionally, especially if there are children and teenagers involved. Is it possible to do separation with co-operation? What happens for kids when their parents separate? This book explores the common causes of relationship breakdown, and explains the practical and legal processes of divorce, including going to court and...

  • Cory Helps Kids Cope with Divorce: Playful Therapeutic Activities for Young Children

    Cory Helps Kids Cope with Divorce: Playful Therapeutic Activities for Young Children

    by Liana Lowenstein

    This book is part of the "Cory Series" to help children cope with challenging issues. This version presents engaging activities to help very young clients cope with divorce. Cory, the central character in the story, helps children gradually confront and process their feelings and reactions related to the divorce. Therapeutic games, art, and other playful activities are incorporated to lower the threat level of therapy and engage children in treatment. Questions and re-enforcers are woven throughout the story to captivate and sustain the childs interest in the story and...

  • Creative Interventions for Children of Divorce

    Creative Interventions for Children of Divorce

    by Liana Lowenstein

    An innovative collection of therapeutic games, art techniques, and stories to help children of divorce express feelings, deal with loyalty binds, disengage from parental conflict, address anger and self-blame, and learn coping strategies. Includes a theoretical overview for practitioners, a sample treatment plan, and a reproducible handout to give parents. Also contains a ten-week curriculum that can be used in therapy or support groups. A much needed resource for counsellors, therapists, and group facilitators. Contents Sample Pages Testimonials "What a delightful collection of exercises. I will certainly recommend it to therapists in this line...

  • Divorce Doesn't Have to Be That Way: A Handbook for the Helping Professional

    Divorce Doesn't Have to Be That Way: A Handbook for the Helping Professional

    by Jane Appell

    A comprehensive guide to divorce counseling for therapists and all helping professionals, Divorce Doesn't Have to Be That Way is packed with intervention procedures for all key elements of the divorce counseling process, from decision to legal issues. Written specifically for helping professionals who want to give healthy support to their clients: the emphasis is on a family-centered, non-adversarial approach. Among the key topics: working with "problem" personalities, domestic abuse, custody, alternatives to litigation. Therapists will find the "critical entry points" and the guide to avoiding common "helper traps" uniquely...

  • Parenting Plans for Families After Divorce

    Parenting Plans for Families After Divorce

    by Joan H. McWilliams

    Parenting Plans For Families After Divorce presents a fresh, contemporary and practical guide that shows divorcing parents how to create a healthy and vibrant Post-Divorce Family. It acknowledges that, while the parties' original family will take on a different form after the divorce, their original family will still exist and need to be nourished. Parenting Plans For Families After Divorce discards the "one size fits all" approach to divorce and provides creative processes and solutions that strive to meet the needs of each family member. Using a step-by-step method, the...

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