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Parents with Major Life Stressors

  • Cheryl Bodiford McNeil
  • Toni L. Hembree-Kigin
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Part of the Issues in Clinical Child Psychology book series (ICCP)

Abstract

Working with families who are experiencing major life stressors can be particularly challenging – to the therapist! How many times have you developed a fabulous treatment plan after an intake session, only to never see the family again? How many times have you stayed late at the office to see an emergency client who did not show up to his or her session? How many times have you worked tirelessly with a family who did not seem committed themselves? All therapists have wanted to throw up their hands at one point and call it a day.

Keywords

Intimate Partner Violence Assessment Measure Intake Interview Intake Session Major Life Stressor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cheryl Bodiford McNeil
    • 1
  • Toni L. Hembree-Kigin
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyWest Virginia UniversityMorgantownUSA
  2. 2.Early Childhood Mental Health ServicesMesaUSA

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