5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Interpersonal boundaries
- Virginia Satir
- Open system
- a Family that accepts information from systems outside itself.
- b Identified 5 styles of communication in families. Utilized a communications approach that emphasized feelings and self-esteem of individual family members. Family was seen as a system seeking balance.
- c Rules that control the amount of involvement family members have with each other and with others who are not part of the family.
- d uses process questions to explore the dynamics of family relationships. Purpose is to shift the focus of family members from how others are causing them grief to what they are doing to contribute to family difficulties
- e Technique whereby the therapist helps the family along each step of the way so they know exactly what they are to do.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Jacobson & Christenson. Focuses on the functioning of the couple. Problems and interactions are believed to be repetitious which causes the problems in the relationship. Help couples improve behavior exchanges, communication, and problem solving skills. Individualized and flexible based on specific problems in the relationship.
- Rigid structures that do not lend themselves to being changed in the face of changing family circumstances.
- Egalitarian relationships, which roles are mirror images.
- Associated with the development of specific personality characteristics.
- Family member seeks to distract others and seemingly has difficulty relating to what is going on in the moment.
5 True/False Questions
Enactment → Therapist has the family or a subsystem of the family act out, in session, how they typically deal with a specific type of problem.
Out-positioning → Therapist's entrance in the family's interactional system. Includes forming a strong bond with family members, acknowledging the various perspectives of members, and accommodating the family's organization and patterns.
Equifinality → Equal acceptance of all family members by the therapist. The therapist avoids allying with individual family members.
Disengagement → Therapist has the family or a subsystem of the family act out, in session, how they typically deal with a specific type of problem.
Behaivoral Marital Therapy → Jay Haley.Consistent with Milton Erickson's work. Emphasizes change techniques over theory. Believe in the possibility of rapid change and use resistance of family members in the service of change. Communication is seen as defining relationship. Every relationship is seen as a struggle for power.