Systemic Treatment of Families Who Abuse is an invaluable guide for professionals working with families in which child abuse has occurred.
Replete with case examples, Eliana Gil s straightforward, no nonsense guide to treating some of society s most dangerous family interactions is a valuable resource to all clinicians who work with child abuse.
MARCIA SHEINBERG, director of training, Ackerman Institute for Family Therapy, and director, Ackerman Incest Project
The use of clinical material, especially dialogue from therapy sessions, sets a new standard. Clinicians new to the field and those who have been around for a while will both find new ideas and inspiration in this work.
JON R. CONTE, University of Washington
3. Principles of Treatment.
4. Beginning Treatment.
5. Assessing Family Readiness for Reunification(with Monica Roizner–Hayes).
6. Treatment Failures.
Appendix: Checklist for Reunification of Incestuous Families.
"This book is well–written and well–illustrated with clinical case material." ––Benjamin E. Saunders, Ph.D., National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center, Medical University of South Carolina
"With its clear, practical style, this is an unusually useful book for clinicians at any level of skill, the next best thing to an experienced supervisor or colleague. Gil does an extraordinary job of integrating theory, research, and case examples in an area of clinical practice that can easily be intimidating. The book′s particular strength lies in its skillful blAnd of narative and clinical dialogue, in which the therapist′s voice is consistently empathetic, firm, and focused, both inspiring readers to take a similar approach and at the same time teaching them how." ––Adelia Moore, Ph.D., Connecticut Children′s Medical Center School, Readings: A Journal of Reviews and Commentary in Mental Health