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Solution Focused Brief Therapy : 100 Key Points and Techniques.

By: Ratner, Harvey.
Contributor(s): George, Evan | Iveson, Chris.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: eBooks on Demand.100 key points: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012Description: 1 online resource (273 p.).ISBN: 9781136299612 (electronic bk.); 1136299610 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Solution-focused brief therapyAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Solution Focused Brief Therapy : 100 Key Points and TechniquesDDC classification: 616.8914 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- Part 1 BACKGROUND -- 1 What is Solution Focused Brief Therapy? -- 2 The origins of Solution Focused Brief Therapy (1): Milton Erickson -- 3 Origins (2): family therapy and the Brief Therapy Center at the Mental Research Institute in Palo Alto -- 4 Origins (3): the Brief Family Therapy Center in Milwaukee and the birth of a new approach -- 5 The Brief Family Therapy Center: the first phase -- 6 The Brief Family Therapy Center: the second phase -- 7 Solution Focused Brief Therapy today -- 8 Philosophical underpinnings: constructivism -- 9 Philosophical underpinnings: Wittgenstein, language, and social constructionism -- 10 Assumptions in Solution Focused Brief Therapy -- 11 The client–therapist relationship -- 12 The evidence that Solution Focused Brief Therapy works -- 13 How brief is brief'? -- 14 Summary: the structure of solution focused sessions -- Part 2 FEATURES OF SOLUTION FOCUSED INTERVIEWING -- 15 Ideas about therapeutic conversation -- 16 Choosing the next question -- 17 Acknowledgement and possibility -- 18 Compliments -- 19 Deciding who to meet with -- Part 3 GETTING STARTED -- 20 Problem-free talk -- 21 Identifying resources -- 22 Listening with a constructive ear: what the client can do, not what they cannot do -- 23 Constructive histories -- 24 Pre-meeting change -- Part 4 ESTABLISHING A CONTRACT -- 25 Finding out the client’s best hopes from the work -- 26 The ‘contract’: a joint project -- 27 The difference between outcome and process -- 28 The ‘Great Instead’ -- 29 When the client’s hope is beyond the therapist’s remit -- 30 When the client has been sent -- 31 Building a contract with young people -- 32 When the client says ‘don’t know’ -- 33 When the client’s hopes appear to be unrealistic -- 34 What if there is a situation of risk? -- 35 When the practitioner is a gatekeeper to a resource -- 36 What if we fail to develop a joint project? -- Part 5 THE CLIENT’S PREFERRED FUTURE -- 37 Preferred futures: the ‘Tomorrow Question’ -- 38 Distant futures -- 39 The qualities of well-described preferred futures: the client’s perspective -- 40 The qualities of well-described preferred futures: other person perspectives -- 41 Broadening and detailing -- Part 6 WHEN HAS IT ALREADY HAPPENED? INSTANCES OF SUCCESS -- 42 Exceptions -- 43 Instances of the future already happening -- 44 Lists -- 45 No instances, no exceptions -- Part 7 MEASURING PROGRESS: USING SCALE QUESTIONS -- 46 Scale questions: the evaluation of progress -- 47 Designating the ‘0’ on the scale -- 48 Different scales -- 49 Successes in the past -- 50 What is good enough? -- 51 Moving up the scale -- 52 Signs or steps -- 53 What if the client says they are at ‘0’? -- 54 When the client’s rating seems unrealistic -- Part 8 COPING QUESTIONS: WHEN TIMES ARE TOUGH -- 55 Handling difficult situations, including bereavement -- 56 Stopping things from getting worse -- Part 9 ENDING SESSIONS -- 57 Thinking pause -- 58 Acknowledgement and appreciation -- 59 Making suggestions -- 60 Making the next appointment -- Part 10 CONDUCTING FOLLOW-UP SESSIONS -- 61 What is better? -- 62 Amplifying the progress made -- 63 Strategy questions -- 64 Identity questions -- 65 When the client says things are the same -- 66 When the client says things are worse -- Part 11 ENDING THE WORK -- 67 Maintaining progress -- 68 What if there is no progress? -- Part 12 ASSESSMENT AND SAFEGUARDING -- 69 Assessment -- 70 Safeguarding -- Part 13 CHILDREN, FAMILIES, SCHOOLS, AND GROUPWORK -- 71 Children -- 72 Adolescents -- 73 Family work -- 74 Scales in family work -- 76 In the school -- 77 Schools: individual work -- 78 Schools: the WOWW project -- 79 Groupwork -- Part 14 WORK WITH ADULTS -- 80 Homelessness -- 81 Alzheimer’s -- 82 Learning difficulties -- 83 Substance misuse -- 84 Mental health -- 85 Trauma and abuse -- Part 15 SUPERVISION, COACHING, AND ORGANIZATIONAL APPLICATIONS -- 86 Supervision -- 87 Team supervision -- 88 Coaching -- 89 Mentoring -- 90 Team coaching -- 91 Leadership -- Part 16 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS -- 92 Isn’t it just a positive approach? -- 93 Isn’t it just papering over the cracks? -- 94 It doesn’t deal with emotions -- 95 Isn’t it just a strengths-based approach? -- 96 What account does it take of culture? -- 97 Isn’t it just a form of problem-solving? -- 98 It’s a formulaic approach -- 99 Can it be used with other approaches? -- 100 Self-help SFBT -- References.
Summary: Solution Focused Brief Therapy: 100 Key Points and Techniques provides a concise and jargon-free guide to the thinking and practice of this exciting approach, which enables people to make changes in their lives quickly and effectively. It covers: *The history and background to solution focused practice *The philosophical underpinnings of the approach *Techniques and practices *Specific applications to work with children and adolescents, (including school-based work) families, and adults *How to deal & nbsp;with difficult situations *Organisational applications including supervision, coaching and leadership. *Frequently asked questions This book is an invaluable resource for all therapists and counsellors, whether in training or practice. It will also be essential for any professional whose job it is to help people make changes in their lives, and will therefore be of interest to social workers, probation officers, psychiatric staff, doctors, and teachers, as well as those working in organisations as coaches and managers.
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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- Part 1 BACKGROUND -- 1 What is Solution Focused Brief Therapy? -- 2 The origins of Solution Focused Brief Therapy (1): Milton Erickson -- 3 Origins (2): family therapy and the Brief Therapy Center at the Mental Research Institute in Palo Alto -- 4 Origins (3): the Brief Family Therapy Center in Milwaukee and the birth of a new approach -- 5 The Brief Family Therapy Center: the first phase -- 6 The Brief Family Therapy Center: the second phase -- 7 Solution Focused Brief Therapy today -- 8 Philosophical underpinnings: constructivism -- 9 Philosophical underpinnings: Wittgenstein, language, and social constructionism -- 10 Assumptions in Solution Focused Brief Therapy -- 11 The client–therapist relationship -- 12 The evidence that Solution Focused Brief Therapy works -- 13 How brief is brief'? -- 14 Summary: the structure of solution focused sessions -- Part 2 FEATURES OF SOLUTION FOCUSED INTERVIEWING -- 15 Ideas about therapeutic conversation -- 16 Choosing the next question -- 17 Acknowledgement and possibility -- 18 Compliments -- 19 Deciding who to meet with -- Part 3 GETTING STARTED -- 20 Problem-free talk -- 21 Identifying resources -- 22 Listening with a constructive ear: what the client can do, not what they cannot do -- 23 Constructive histories -- 24 Pre-meeting change -- Part 4 ESTABLISHING A CONTRACT -- 25 Finding out the client’s best hopes from the work -- 26 The ‘contract’: a joint project -- 27 The difference between outcome and process -- 28 The ‘Great Instead’ -- 29 When the client’s hope is beyond the therapist’s remit -- 30 When the client has been sent -- 31 Building a contract with young people -- 32 When the client says ‘don’t know’ -- 33 When the client’s hopes appear to be unrealistic -- 34 What if there is a situation of risk? -- 35 When the practitioner is a gatekeeper to a resource -- 36 What if we fail to develop a joint project? -- Part 5 THE CLIENT’S PREFERRED FUTURE -- 37 Preferred futures: the ‘Tomorrow Question’ -- 38 Distant futures -- 39 The qualities of well-described preferred futures: the client’s perspective -- 40 The qualities of well-described preferred futures: other person perspectives -- 41 Broadening and detailing -- Part 6 WHEN HAS IT ALREADY HAPPENED? INSTANCES OF SUCCESS -- 42 Exceptions -- 43 Instances of the future already happening -- 44 Lists -- 45 No instances, no exceptions -- Part 7 MEASURING PROGRESS: USING SCALE QUESTIONS -- 46 Scale questions: the evaluation of progress -- 47 Designating the ‘0’ on the scale -- 48 Different scales -- 49 Successes in the past -- 50 What is good enough? -- 51 Moving up the scale -- 52 Signs or steps -- 53 What if the client says they are at ‘0’? -- 54 When the client’s rating seems unrealistic -- Part 8 COPING QUESTIONS: WHEN TIMES ARE TOUGH -- 55 Handling difficult situations, including bereavement -- 56 Stopping things from getting worse -- Part 9 ENDING SESSIONS -- 57 Thinking pause -- 58 Acknowledgement and appreciation -- 59 Making suggestions -- 60 Making the next appointment -- Part 10 CONDUCTING FOLLOW-UP SESSIONS -- 61 What is better? -- 62 Amplifying the progress made -- 63 Strategy questions -- 64 Identity questions -- 65 When the client says things are the same -- 66 When the client says things are worse -- Part 11 ENDING THE WORK -- 67 Maintaining progress -- 68 What if there is no progress? -- Part 12 ASSESSMENT AND SAFEGUARDING -- 69 Assessment -- 70 Safeguarding -- Part 13 CHILDREN, FAMILIES, SCHOOLS, AND GROUPWORK -- 71 Children -- 72 Adolescents -- 73 Family work -- 74 Scales in family work -- 76 In the school -- 77 Schools: individual work -- 78 Schools: the WOWW project -- 79 Groupwork -- Part 14 WORK WITH ADULTS -- 80 Homelessness -- 81 Alzheimer’s -- 82 Learning difficulties -- 83 Substance misuse -- 84 Mental health -- 85 Trauma and abuse -- Part 15 SUPERVISION, COACHING, AND ORGANIZATIONAL APPLICATIONS -- 86 Supervision -- 87 Team supervision -- 88 Coaching -- 89 Mentoring -- 90 Team coaching -- 91 Leadership -- Part 16 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS -- 92 Isn’t it just a positive approach? -- 93 Isn’t it just papering over the cracks? -- 94 It doesn’t deal with emotions -- 95 Isn’t it just a strengths-based approach? -- 96 What account does it take of culture? -- 97 Isn’t it just a form of problem-solving? -- 98 It’s a formulaic approach -- 99 Can it be used with other approaches? -- 100 Self-help SFBT -- References.

Solution Focused Brief Therapy: 100 Key Points and Techniques provides a concise and jargon-free guide to the thinking and practice of this exciting approach, which enables people to make changes in their lives quickly and effectively. It covers: *The history and background to solution focused practice *The philosophical underpinnings of the approach *Techniques and practices *Specific applications to work with children and adolescents, (including school-based work) families, and adults *How to deal & nbsp;with difficult situations *Organisational applications including supervision, coaching and leadership. *Frequently asked questions This book is an invaluable resource for all therapists and counsellors, whether in training or practice. It will also be essential for any professional whose job it is to help people make changes in their lives, and will therefore be of interest to social workers, probation officers, psychiatric staff, doctors, and teachers, as well as those working in organisations as coaches and managers.

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