The Co Parents Handbook

Author: Karen Bonnell
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781495345869
Size: 32.12 MB
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When it comes to a child's sense of family, what divorce breaks apart, solid co-parenting rebuilds.With a tested "here's how" approach, The Co-Parents' Handbook helps parents confidently take on the challenges of raising children in two homes.Addressing parents' questions about the emotional impact of separation, conflict, grief and recovery, the authors skillfully provide a road map for allmembers of the family to safely navigate through separation/divorce and beyond. Parents discover through practical guidance how to move fromangry/hurt partners to constructive, successful co-parents. The pages are chock-full of helpful strategies to resolve day-to-day issues in an easy-to use format. This book is here to answer questions, help parents co-parent and ensure kids thrive!We will show you ways to:• Successfully work through difficult feelings while forming your “business of co-parenting relationship”• Build a mutually respectful co-parenting relationship• Keep your children front and center while protecting them from adult conflict and concerns• Understand your children's needs as they navigate the loss and change of divorce• Help your children build resilience and competence in the face of family change• Implement strategies and protocols for day-to-day living in a two-home family that work

Handbook Of Private Practice

Author: Steven Walfish
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190272171
Size: 31.59 MB
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Handbook of Private Practice is the premier resource for mental health clinicians, covering all aspects of developing and maintaining a successful private practice. Written for graduate students considering the career path of private practice, professionals wanting to transition into private practice, and current private practitioners who want to improve their practice, this book combines the overarching concepts needed to take a mental health practice (whether solo or in a group) from inception, through its lifespan. From envisioning your practice, to accounting and bookkeeping, hiring staff, managing the practice, and running the business of the practice, a diverse group of expert authors describe the practical considerations and steps to take to enhance your success. Chapters cover marketing, dealing with insurance and managed care, and how to choose your advisors. Ethics and risk management are integrated throughout the text with a special section also devoted to these issues and strategies. The last section features 26 niche practices in which expert practitioners describe their special area of practice and discuss important issues and aspects of their specialty practice. These areas include assessment and evaluation, specialized psychotherapy services, working with unique populations of clients, and more. Whether read cover-to-cover or used as a reference to repeatedly come back to when a question or challenge arises, this book is full of practical guidance directly geared to psychologists, counselors, social workers, and marriage and family therapists in independent practice.