The Process of Family Counseling


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If a counselor who follows Family Systems Theory sees a troubled boy, he may think about...

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1. What does a counselor who comes from a Behavioral perspective focuses on?

2. What does the 'structure' of a family include in Structural Therapy?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

Test your comprehension of different approaches used in family counseling. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of what the behavioral perspective and brief strategic approach are.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Family Systems Theory perspective
  • Focus of the behavioral approach
  • Explain what the 'structure' is in Structural therapy
  • Define Brief Strategic approach
  • Other terms used to describe Transformational Systems Therapy

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related family counseling lesson
  • Critical thinking- apply relevant concepts to examine information about the family systems therapeutic approach in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as Brief Strategic approach

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to family therapy, read through the brief lesson called The Process of Family Counseling. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify what family therapy is and learn about the family systems therapeutic approach
  • Review the behavioral therapy approach and how it modified behaviors and actions
  • Recall the psychodynamic approach and how it emphasizes the past and how it affect the present
  • Learn about the strategic therapy approach
  • Understand the structural therapy approach and how it repairs dynamics and rules within a family system
  • Comprehend the outcome of solution-focused therapy and transformational systemic therapy