Family therapy and intellectual disability

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Title: Family therapy and intellectual disability
Authors: Carr, Alan
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/6194
Date: 2004
Abstract: The family lifecycle is a useful framework within which to conceptualize the therapeutic needs of families containing children with intellectual disabilities. At transitional points within the lifecycle marked by events such as the birth of the child, entry into primary school, entry into secondary school, leaving secondary school and so forth, families face multiple stresses associated with having a child with a disability. They may, therefore, require episodes of intensive family therapy to help them manage the transitions between the stages of the lifecycle.
Type of material: Book Chapter
Publisher: Rathdown
Keywords: Family therapy;Children with intellectual disabilities;Family lifecycle
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Is part of: Noonan Walsh, P. and Cash, H. (eds.). Lives And Times - Practice, Policy And People with Disabilities
Appears in Collections:Psychology Research Collection

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