Working with families is an effective way of resolving problems, but different types of families have different needs. This book provides a wealth of creative activities, tailored for use with different types of family to ensure interventions are effective and appropriate. This is an essential resource for family counsellors and therapists.
This book is a collection of creative activities for working with families, organized by different family types. It covers divorced families, families with an incarcerated parent, grandparent-led families, families with substance abuse issues, and families in grief, among others. Each chapter discusses the context, strengths and weaknesses of each family type, the challenges they face, and best practices for effective intervention. A tailored collection of creative, therapeutic activities is then included, appropriate for each different family type. Clear instructions and follow up discussion questions are included.