Fathers in family therapy: Lessons from research

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dc.contributor.author Carr, Alan
dc.date.accessioned 2015-03-19T10:29:53Z
dc.date.available 2015-03-19T10:29:53Z
dc.date.issued 2001
dc.identifier.isbn 9780773473430
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/6427
dc.description.abstract Treatment outcome research has shown that for 2/3 to 3/4 of cases family therapy is an effective intervention for child focused problems. One factor that has consistently been shown to enhance the effectiveness of family therapy is father involvement. Where fathers do not attend at least some therapy sessions, it is more likely that the family will drop out of treatment or that therapy will not lead to problem resolution. An important question arising from this finding is how best to engage fathers in family therapy and how to create opportunities within therapy for fathers to contribute to resolving presenting problems. In this paper the implications for clinical practice of research on the role of fathers in families and family therapy will be explored. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Edwin Mellen Press en
dc.relation.ispartof Carr, A. (eds.). Clinical Psychology in Ireland, Volume 4: Family Therapy Theory, Practice and Research en
dc.subject Family therapy en
dc.subject Fathers en
dc.subject Father-involvement en
dc.title Fathers in family therapy: Lessons from research en
dc.type Book Chapter en
dc.internal.authorcontactother alan.carr@ucd.ie
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.internal.webversions http://mellenpress.com/mellenpress.cfm?pc=9&bookid=4690
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.neeo.contributor Carr|Alan|aut|
dc.internal.rmsid 1266969
dc.date.updated 2014-12-22T12:18:17Z

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