Conducting a Family Conference

A Cornerstone for Family-Oriented Care
  • Susan H. McDaniel
  • Thomas L. Campbell
  • David B. Seaburn


Much has been recommended and written about seeing the family together in the medical setting (1–3). However, the specifics of conducting a family conference have yet to be spelled out. That is the purpose of this chapter. We will offer a concrete, step-by-step guide to conducting a family conference in a medical setting. It is not the only way to conduct a family conference, but is one effective way to conduct a family conference.


Family Therapy Contact Person Medical Setting Life Cycle Stage Conference Report 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Susan H. McDaniel
    • 1
  • Thomas L. Campbell
    • 1
  • David B. Seaburn
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Medicine and Highland Hospital, Jacob B. Holler Family Medicine CenterUniversity of RochesterRochesterUSA

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