This is the first comprehensive authored text on stress and crisis management specifically tailored to courses focusing on the family. The book provides readers with an excellent balance of theory/research and hands-on applicatons and intervention strategies at a level that should appeal well to both undergraduates and master's candidates. Instructors of this course normally find they must supplement their core text in one way or another, e.g., to provide a family focus to a text on crisis management in general, to provide specific applications and intervention strategies to books that focus more on theory and research, or to augment a single perspective or theoretical orientation with additional perspectives. Weber provides it all within the covers of a single book.
|Publication date:||25th January 2011|
|Author:||Janice G. Weber|
|Publisher:||SAGE Publications Inc|
|Categories:||Social welfare & social services,|
Janice G. Weber, Ph.D., CFLE, CFCS is an Associate Professor in the Child and Family Studies Program, University of Louisiana at Lafayette. At the university, she developed and taught for over 20 years a course entitled Families in Crisis. She has published in the area of family life education including encyclopedia articles on stress and crisis in families titled Family Crises (ABC-Clio, 2003) and Stress Management Theories and Techniques in Families (Sage, in press), as well as pedagogical materials, Analyzing a Personal Crisis (National Council on Family Relations, 1993). In addition, Dr. Weber has done numerous presentations on issues related to stress ...More About Janice G. Weber