MFT Exam Secrets Study Guide

  • Filename: mft-exam-secrets-study-guide.
  • ISBN: 1610720156
  • Release Date: 2014-03-31
  • Number of pages: 100
  • Author: Mometrix Media LLC
  • Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC



***Includes Practice Test Questions*** MFT Exam Secrets helps you ace the Examination in Marital and Family Therapy, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive MFT Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. MFT Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to MFT Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; Comprehensive sections including: General Systems Theory, Bowenian Approach, Communication Theory, Strategic Family Therapy, Psychoanalytic Family Therapy, MRI Model for Therapy, Cybernetics Model, Crisis Intervention, Emotional Reactivity, Feminist Family Therapy Approach, Parent Management Training, Constructivism, John E. Bell, Milton Erickson, Mimesis Model, Cognitive Theory of Personality, False Self, SORKC Model, Dyadic Model, Koestler, Mirroring, Accordion Family, Dyadic Adjustment Scale, MMPI-2, Family Life Cycle, MRI Assessment, Structural Family Therapy, Paradoxical Injunction, Attachment Theory, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Systematic Desensitization, Carl Whitaker, Premack Principle, Triangulation, Circular Questioning, Behavior Focused Intervention, and much more...

Family Therapy Review

  • Filename: family-therapy-review.
  • ISBN: 9780805843125
  • Release Date: 2005
  • Number of pages: 640
  • Author: Robert H. Coombs
  • Publisher: Psychology Press



This book offers a clear, readable, comprehensive overview of all the knowledge those training as marriage and family therapists and counselors need to pass final examinations in their academic programs and licensing examinations prepractice. It includes challenging study questions, lists of key terms, and suggestions for further reading.

Family Therapy An Overview

  • Filename: family-therapy-an-overview.
  • ISBN: 9781133711049
  • Release Date: 2012-01-01
  • Number of pages: 600
  • Author: Herbert Goldenberg
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



This current, engaging, and practice-oriented text is your complete resource for mastering the many facets of family therapy. In this eighth edition, the authors provide practice-oriented content that will help you become an empathic and effective family therapist. The new edition includes the latest references and contemporary thinking on central issues such as family resiliency, alternative forms of family life today, gender, culture, and ethnic considerations. A new feature, Thinking like a Clinician, helps students to reflect on practice issues related to each chapter. This edition also contains the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Code of Ethics--a great reference that will help you understand the importance of ethical practices. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Medical Family Therapy

  • Filename: medical-family-therapy.
  • ISBN: 9783319034829
  • Release Date: 2014-03-18
  • Number of pages: 489
  • Author: Jennifer Hodgson
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media



“High praise to Hodgson, Lamson, Mendenhall, and Crane and in creating a seminal work for systemic researchers, educators, supervisors, policy makers and financial experts in health care. The comprehensiveness and innovation explored by every author reflects an in depth understanding that reveals true pioneers of integrated health care. Medical Family Therapy: Advances in Application will lead the way for Medical Family Therapists in areas just now being acknowledged and explored.” - Tracy Todd, PhD, LMFT, Executive Director of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Integrated, interdisciplinary health care is growing in stature and gaining in numbers. Systems and payers are facilitating it. Patients and providers are benefitting from it. Research is supporting it, and policymakers are demanding it. The emerging field of Medical Family Therapy (MedFT) is contributing greatly to these developments and Medical Family Therapy: Advanced Applications examines its implementation in depth. Leading experts describe MedFT as it is practiced today, the continuum of services provided, the necessary competencies for practitioners, and the biological, psychological, social, and spiritual aspects of health that the specialty works to integrate. Data-rich chapters model core concepts such as the practitioner as scientist, the importance of context in health care settings, collaboration with families and communities, and the centrality of the relational perspective in treatment. And the book's wide-spectrum coverage takes in research, training, financial, and policy issues, among them: Preparing MedFTs for the multiple worlds of health care Extending platforms on how to build relationships in integrated care Offering a primer in program evaluation for MedFTs Ensuring health equity in MedFT research Identifying where policy and practice collide with ethics and integrated care Recognizing the cost-effectiveness of family therapy in health care With its sophisticated insights into the current state – and the future – of healthcare reform, Medical Family Therapy: Advanced Applications is essential reading for researchers and practitioners in the fields of clinical psychology, counseling, family therapy, healthcare policy, psychiatric nursing, psychiatry, public health, and social work.

Encyclopedia of Counseling

  • Filename: encyclopedia-of-counseling.
  • ISBN: 9781317370307
  • Release Date: 2017-04-21
  • Number of pages: 762
  • Author: Howard Rosenthal
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis



With more questions and answers than any other edition, the Encyclopedia of Counseling, Fourth Edition, is still the only book you need to pass the NCE, CPCE, and other counseling exams. Every chapter has new and updated material and is still written in Dr. Rosenthal's lively, user-friendly style counselors know and love. The book’s new and improved coverage incorporates a range of vital topics, including social media, group work in career counseling, private practice and nonprofit work, addictions, neurocounseling, research trends, the DSM-5, the new ACA and NBCC codes of ethics, and much, much more.

Saunders Q A Review for the Physical Therapy Board Examination

  • Filename: saunders-q-a-review-for-the-physical-therapy-board-examination.
  • ISBN: 9781455727759
  • Release Date: 2010-04-23
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: Brad Fortinberry
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



With over 1,200 multiple choice review questions written to parallel the content and format of the National Physical Therapy Board Examination (NPTE), Saunders’ Q&A Review for the Physical Therapy Board Examination provides more NPTE practice than any other review resource available. Strengthen your understanding of core principles across the full spectrum of physical therapy practice with comprehensive exam practice from specialty experts. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. More than 1,200 multiple-choice questions test your understanding of key content across a variety of practice environments, including schools, hospitals, and communities. Organized by topic, it parallels the content and proportional question breakdown of the board examination to familiarize you with the testing format. Correct answers, detailed rationales, and specific references help you get more out of your study time.

Systems Theory and Family Therapy

  • Filename: systems-theory-and-family-therapy.
  • ISBN: 0761812954
  • Release Date: 1999
  • Number of pages: 129
  • Author: Dorothy Stroh Becvar
  • Publisher: University Press of America



Systems Theory and Family Therapy describes the basic concepts of systems theory and its application in family therapy in a clear, understandable manner with many illustrations drawn from clinical practice. This edition provides a revised and updated version of the original, that simplifies a complex area of study, enabling students to learn the subject more easily without being overwhelmed by the language normally employed in presenting these subjects. The authors discuss the distinctions between modernism and postmodernism as well as first-order and second-order cybernetics. They also include discussions of constructivism and social constructionism, as well as the ramifications of these perspectives for the theory and practice of family therapy.

Punkzilla

  • Filename: punkzilla.
  • ISBN: 9780763652586
  • Release Date: 2010-03-16
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Adam Rapp
  • Publisher: Candlewick Press



"Punkzilla" is on a mission to see his older brother "P", before "P" dies of cancer. Still buzzing from his last hit of meth, he embarks on a days-long trip from Portland, Ore. to Memphis, Tenn., writing letters to his family and friends. Along the way, he sees a sketchier side of America and worries if he will make it to see his brother in time.

Emotional Cutoff

  • Filename: emotional-cutoff.
  • ISBN: 0789014602
  • Release Date: 2003
  • Number of pages: 500
  • Author: Peter Titelman
  • Publisher: Psychology Press



Widen your therapeutic focus and help your family therapy clients learn to bridge generational separation! This book delivers professional insights on one of the least understood but most important of Bowen's concepts—emotional cutoff. The first book on this subject, Emotional Cutoff: Bowen Family Systems Theory Perspectives examines this aspect of Bowen family system theory and shows how emotional cutoff can be understood and addressed in therapy. Emotional Cutoff also provides beneficial case examples, empirically based studies, helpful figures, and family diagrams. This information-packed volume includes a chapter by the developers of Family of Origin Response Survey (FORS)—an instrument that measures the degree to which one is emotionally reactive to their mother or father—that outlines the process and its scoring methodology and demonstrates its reliability. The book also includes chapters on emotional cutoff and societal processes—and even how emotional cutoff manifests in the animal kingdom! From the editor: “In this book, the phenomenon of emotional cutoff is explored from many perspectives. The contributors have illustrated the presence of cutoff in non-human species, in relation to evolutionary theory, brain physiology, reproduction, in the lives of therapists and the individuals and families they work with in clinical practice, and in societal emotional process—in a variety of contexts. In addition, the development of an instrument for measuring emotional cutoff is presented.” Emotional Cutoff is a comprehensive examination of this fascinating aspect of Bowen family systems theory, including: a theoretical overview—as well as a look at cutoff in various animal species and an examination of the way the physiology of the human brain is related to the phenomenon of emotional cutoff bridging emotional cutoff in the therapist's own family, as related by three Bowen systems therapists and a genealogist who is trained in Bowen theory—essential reading for all therapists! research and clinical applications—including interventions you can put into practice right away with clients who are dealing with divorce, depression, domestic violence, or child abuse societal applications—a look at emotional cutoff and societal process in Russian citizens, in Holocaust survivors, in immigrants, and in Israeli/Palestinian relations Emotional Cutoff: Bowen Family Systems Theory Perspectives provides exciting possibilities for treating emotional cutoff in people trying to manage their unresolved issues. It is an essential resource for family therapists, counselors, pastoral counselors, family-oriented psychologists, social workers, psychiatrists, and psychiatric nurses.

And Baby Makes Three

  • Filename: and-baby-makes-three.
  • ISBN: 9780307382009
  • Release Date: 2007-01-09
  • Number of pages: 304
  • Author: John Gottman, PhD
  • Publisher: Harmony



Having a baby is a joyous experience, but even the best relationships are strained during the transition from duo to trio. Lack of sleep, never-ending housework, and new fiscal concerns often lead to conflict, disappointment, and hurt feelings. In And Baby Makes Three Love Lab™ experts John Gottman and Julie Schwartz Gottman teach couples the skills from their successful workshops, so partners can avoid the pitfalls of parenthood by: • maintaining intimacy and romance • replacing a culture of criticism and irritability with one of appreciation • preventing post-partum depression • creating a home environment that nurtures physical, emotional, and mental health, as well as cognitive and behavioral development for your baby Complete with exercises that separate the “master” from the “disaster” couples, And Baby Makes Three helps new parents positively manage the strain that comes along with their bundle of joy. From the Hardcover edition.

Genograms

  • Filename: genograms.
  • ISBN: 0393705099
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Number of pages: 380
  • Author: Monica McGoldrick
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company



Widely used to train health and mental health professionals, the genogram is a graphic way of organizing information gathered during a family assessment and identifying patterns in the family system. This popular text -- updated and expanded to highlight new developments in genogram use -- thoroughly explains how to draw, interpret, and apply the genogram. Using genograms of famous families as examples -- including those of Sigmund Freud, the Kennedys, Bill Clinton, and Thomas Jefferson, to name a few -- the authors examine the principles of family systems theory and systemic interviewing. Clinical applications of genograms in both family therapy and family medicine are described, and new frontiers of research are explored, particularly the use of computer-generated genograms. Entertaining and instructive, Genograms is the ideal guide for introducing all those involved in family treatment -- family therapists, physicians, nurses, social workers, counselors, and trainees in these fields -- to this essential assessment and intervention tool.

Preparing for the California MFT Law and Ethics Exam

  • Filename: preparing-for-the-california-mft-law-and-ethics-exam.
  • ISBN: 0988875985
  • Release Date: 2015-11-30
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Benjamin E. Caldwell
  • Publisher:



Starting January 1, 2016, Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) Interns in California will need to take the state's MFT Law and Ethics Exam in their first year of intern registration. Currently-registered interns will need to take the test for their 2016 or 2017 renewals, depending on the intern's specific renewal date.This text is designed to prepare you for the California MFT Law & Ethics Exam. It is quick and efficient, focused squarely on the information you need to know for the test. It addresses each and every one of the 121 "knowledge statements" the BBS uses when developing the exam itself. By using this book, you can go into your exam confident and well-prepared.

Did My First Mother Love Me

  • Filename: did-my-first-mother-love-me.
  • ISBN: 0930934857
  • Release Date: 1994
  • Number of pages: 47
  • Author: Kathryn Ann Miller
  • Publisher: Morning Glory Press (CA)



When young Morgan asks, "Did my first mother love me?" her adoptive mother reads her a letter written by Morgan’s birth mother. This birth mother’s love, concern, and caring for her child come through loud and clear as she explains the kind of life she wants for her child. Sadly, she explains, she cannot provide that life for her child, so she has given her a different set of parents. “My dearest child, to your parents I have given the precious gift of you,” she writes. A reassuring story, this book can be adapted to the reader’s family situation.

Psychological Modeling

  • Filename: psychological-modeling.
  • ISBN: 0202308480
  • Release Date: 2006-07-01
  • Number of pages: 210
  • Author: Albert Bandura
  • Publisher: Transaction Publishers



The phenomenon of learning has always been of fundamental interest to psychologists. Although much of the research in this area approaches the process of learning as a consequence of direct experience, this volume is principally concerned with learning by example. A widening interest in modeling and vicarious processes of learning has been apparent in recent years. Psychological Modeling highlights the most important work done in the subject and offers an extensive review of the major theories of learning by modeling. In his introductory essay, the editor identifies the most important controversial issues in the field of observational learning and reviews a large body of research findings. Among the questions debated in this volume are: How do observers form an internal model of the outside world to guide their actions? What role does reinforcement play in observational learning? What is the relative effectiveness of models presented in live action, in pictorial presentations, or through verbal description? What is the scope of modeling influences? What factors determine whether people will learn what they have observed? What types of people are most susceptible to modeling influences, and what types of models are most influential in modifying the behavior of others? This volume deals with an important problem area in a lively fashion. Its special organization makes it a stimulating adjunct to all courses in psychology - undergraduate and graduate - in which psychological modeling is discussed. It also provides a readable introduction for educators and other professionals seeking reliable information on the state of knowledge in this area. Albert Bandura has been Professor of Psychology at Stanford University since 1953. In 1969-70 he was Fellow of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. Professor Bandura served on the editorial boards of several professional journals including the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, and the Journal of Experimental Psychology. He now serves on the editorial board of Applied Psychology as well as on the advisory board of European Journal of School Psychology. He is author or editor of over a dozen books. His articles appear in source books in many areas of the discipline of psychology, and he is a frequent contributor to academic and professional symposia and journals.

Practice Tests for the California MFT Law and Ethics Exam

  • Filename: practice-tests-for-the-california-mft-law-and-ethics-exam.
  • ISBN: 0996490817
  • Release Date: 2016-08-01
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Benjamin E. Caldwell
  • Publisher:



Two full-length practice exams for the California Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) Law and Ethics Exam. Each exam consists of 75 questions with full rationales for each answer.

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