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Test Bank for Families in Motion Dynamics in Diverse Contexts By Clara Gerhardt, ISBN: 9781544329208

Table of Contents

Preface: From the Head and From the Heart
Acknowledgments
About the Author
PART I: THE DYNAMIC FAMILY SYSTEM
Chapter 1. Family Dynamics: Setting Families in Motion
Setting Families in Motion

Family Dynamics: Meaning

Lifespan Development and Family Dynamics

Why Study Family Dynamics?

Defining Families

Census Definitions

Diverse Families

The Family as a System

Functions of the Family

Chapter 2. Dimensions That Influence Dynamics
Tasks, Structure, and Context

The Influences on Dynamics

The Choreography of the Family Dance

Patterns of Family Interaction

Chapter 3. Dynamic Family Commitments
The Circle of Safety

Launching and Landing: The Dynamic Tasks of the Family

The Family Orchestra

Shaping the Dynamics of the System

Dysfunctional Families

Chapter 4. Observing Family Dynamics
Observing Families

Making Dynamics Visible

Cultural Constructions of the Family

Family Interventions

Working With Families

Chapter 5. Explaining Dynamics With Theories
Theories: Seeking Connection and Meaning

Birth of the Family Therapy Movement

Major Theoretical Paradigm Shifts

The Context of Systemic Thinking

PART II: THE DYNAMIC LANGUAGE OF THE FAMILY
Chapter 6. Communication and Family Relationships
Reaching Out and Connecting

Emotional Interactions

Power and Patterns of Decision Making

Communication in Multicultural Contexts

Cultural Echoes: Nuances in Communication

Chapter 7. Communication and Control
Family Scripts

The Power of Disinformation

Family Secrets

Professional and Work-Related Communication

Chapter 8. Changing Communication Patterns
Families in a Digital World

The Dynamics of a Digital World

Family Rituals in a Digital World

Family Communication Networks

Chapter 9. Communication and Resilience
The Pillars of Resilience

Resilience and Self-Regulation

Resilience on Various Systemic Levels

Chapter 10. Communication and Life’s Journey
Families: Constant yet Ever Changing

Dynamics of Partner Selection

Transitions and Turning Points

Lifespan-Related Theories

PART III: DYNAMICS IN DIVERSE CONTEXTS
Chapter 11. Dynamics of Loss
Grief and Mourning

Interventions: Constructivist Psychotherapy

Loss in Limbo: Ambiguous Loss

Narrative Therapy

Grief Support

Grief: The Real Story

Chapter 12. Dynamics of Power and Excess
The Dynamics of Power

The Dynamics of Excess

The Dynamics of Collecting

From Collecting to Hoarding

The Addicted System

Chapter 13. Dynamics of Family Structure and Transitions
Individual Families

Intergenerational Relationships

The Single-Child Family System

Variations in Family Structure

Blended Families

Family Transitions

Healthy Families

Chapter 14. Dynamics of Culture and Change
Culture and Change

Dynamics of International Families

Dynamics of Assimilation

Culture and Communication

Enculturation and Acculturation

Chapter 15. Dynamics of Happiness
The Intentionality of Happiness

Dynamics of Spiritual Development

Education and Public Policy

Family Connections and Rituals

Glossary
References
Index