from the individual to the family and focusing on these relationships rather than the individual issues can help ease this process. Through involvement of the whole family, change has the potential to be permanent and affecting more than just the family member attending counseling.III. It is important when using interventions with the family that boundaries and limits are set in order for the effects to be powerful and strategic. Two interventions from the Family theory that I would use with the geriatric population and the family surrounding are interviewing the entire family involved in order to learn more about the situation and see the dynamics up close and personal and the feeling that are flowing from one person to the next in this situation. Therapeutic counseling would be a very good choice and offer great outcomes used3
ANALYZING THEORIESfor individuals and groups, as well as psychoeducational and skills training to learn how to cope with the changes that the family is going to face with their geriatric family member whowill worsen with time. References4
ANALYZING THEORIESCapuzzi, D., & Stauffer, M. D. (Eds.). (2016). Counseling and psychotherapy: Theories and interventions(6th ed.). Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.5
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- Fall '17
- Tamara M. Harris
- Sociology, Family therapy, Family theory