Interventions with Families

Interventions with Families

Interventions with Families
As you have learned, issues that present themselves for couples and families in counseling impact specific family members in different and unique ways. Therefore, interventions that counselors suggest for problems a family is experiencing must account for what is the most effective evidenced-based intervention to aid all family members.
In this Discussion, you will consider interventions for working with issues that impact families today. You also will consider techniques for interventions that help families mitigate the negative effects of divorce/final separation or the loss of a parent/spouse, should either occur or be the central issue of counseling.
To prepare for this Assignment:
•Consider interventions that may be suggested to mitigate the impact of divorce/final separation as well as the loss of a parent/spouse.
•Review the Del Sol family case study from Chapter 16 of the Family Assessment Handbook. Consider the following caveats: Rosa and Miguel have separated. Miguel has moved out but begs Rosa daily to change her mind and let him come home. Rosa has indicated she will attend family counseling before filing for divorce, to see if Miguel can change.
Consider intervention techniques or approaches you might apply in one of the two case studies above, including techniques for mitigating the effects of divorce/final separation or the loss of a parent/spouse.
With these thoughts in mind:
The Assignment:
Write a brief description of two intervention techniques or approaches that you might apply to your choice of one of the two family case studies above. Explain how and why you would apply each technique or approach in the case you selected. Be sure to explain how the techniques could mitigate the potential negative effects of divorce/final separation or the loss of a parent/spouse.

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