First published in 1989 when the plight of children of alcoholics was initially brought to public attention, Working with Children of Alcoholics remains an essential tool for professionals that specifically addresses the needs of children growing up in alcoholic families. Expanding from the original highly successful handbook, the Second Edition incorporates the latest research, including Rubin's pivotal work on transcendent children, Robinson and Rhoden place alcoholism in a larger North American cultural context. They examine the effects of alcoholism in four essential family tasks: creating an identity, setting boundaries, providing for physical needs, and managing the family's emotional climate. Further,

How to Develop Your Research Interests

How to develop your research interests
AnnetteFillery-Travis and David A.Lane

We qualify as counsellors, psychotherapists or chartered clinical or counselling psychologists and develop our expertise as therapists, with our primary interest being client benefit. We are also part of a profession which prizes its scientific credentials and the evidence base to our work. Yet, do we continue to regard evidence as central to our therapeutic practice or do we become embedded in a particular theoretical stance, ignoring contrary evidence? Do we, in practice, even eschew research altogether?

As a profession we argue that we need to re-examine our roles and activities given the emerging identities of ourselves and those we work with and the demand for evidence-based practice (Drabick and Goldfried, 2000). ...

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles