• Family Therapy
    development and fulfillment from family relationships” (Corsini & Wedding, p. 411). Social Constructionist Family Therapy Post modernist thinking influences social constructionist family therapy. Broadly speaking, post modernist thought refers to concepts that “challenge the certainty of...
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  • Helping Theory
    threatening to do so. There is a delicate process of attunement occurring between the three of us as Rosella asserts herself and helps two White women understand her growing need to identify as a young Black woman. In social constructionist terms, I am not an "expert" who is able to appraise...
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  • Critically Consider the Application of Systemic Family Therapy to Working with Children
    those with a child present. Over a 25-year period (1963–1988) only 163 studies met these criteria, of which only 71 were of family therapy. This study also found a positive effect for family therapy (mean effect size, .51) but with no difference between immediate post-treatment and follow-up scores...
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  • 6 Perspectives of Sociology
    approach. Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 30(4), pp. 501-513 Pilgrim, D., 2000. The Real Problem for Postmodernism. Journal of Family Therapy, 22, pp 6-23 Plummer, K., 1983. Documents of Life. London: Unwin Robertson, I., 1989. Society: A Brief Introduction, Worth...
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  • Family Genogram Project
    Narrative Family Counseling Approach Research Paper Keltic University Abstract Narrative therapy is a social constructive philosophical approach to psychotherapy that has been developed to help clients deconstruct their negative and self-defeating life stories while rebuilding healthy and...
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  • Analyse, Critique, Compare and Contrast 2 Tests from Systemic Literature Describing Different Aspects of Systemic Theory and Practice
    influenced by feminist and social constructionist ideas. Eia Asen claims to occupy a more integrative and perhaps irreverent position. At the level of method, the TM is influenced by a number of models of systemic therapy. I shall briefly track these as I understand them, picking out what I think is...
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  • Thesis
    that high and low cultures are fused. The second type of postmodernism is that of postmodernity whereby social and economic development are explored. Within this type certain trends can be observed such as the decline of organised religion, the demise of the nuclear family, the 13 The influence...
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  • Case Study Essay - Critical Analysis of Cbt and Psychodynamic Appoaches
    psychodynamic perspective are the result of a fixation at any one of the stages, therefore affecting her adult personality now (Myers, 2005). In psychodynamic terms Jane’s anxiety is because of conflict between instinctual drives and social factors that have been repressed and these neuroses later...
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  • Nursing
    in order to found our own family.… We sever the bonds with a spouse after both death and divorce so we can enter a new monogamous pair bond (1996, p. 282). A social constructionist critique takes issue with the view of the individual as an isolated entity and the knowledge generated by such a...
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  • To... Comfort the Afflicted, Afflict the Comfortable
    though an important point that Kermonde and Brown do make in this section. “There is confusion between postmodernism as a description of ‘modern society’ with its breakdown… and the philosophy of postmodernism with its rejection of structures and belief in knowledge.” (p. 378). It certainly bothers a...
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  • Seinfeld and Postmodernism
    p.18 Methodology The connection between Seinfeld’s series and postmodernism was reviewed. In order to comprehend the topic it was decided to start the analysis with the literature review on the postmodernism and continue with the content analysis of the Seinfeld series. Alter-Muri’s and...
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  • Psychology
    social norms is also difficult since social norms change from one period of history to another as social trends change. Some cultures do not accept homosexuality but in other countries it is now, legal between adults over 18 and most people in the United Kingdom now accept homosexuality as falling...
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  • family and marriage ten theories
    - Constructionist Perspective By means of interaction, humans construct socio-cultural meanings. The internal dynamics of a group of interacting individuals construct the family. Key Concepts Interaction Symbol Meaning Role Making Social Construction of Reality Destruction Postmodernism...
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  • Should Children Who Commit Crimes Be Seen as Responsible for Their Actions?
    U212 TMA1 Should children who commit crimes be seen as responsible for their actions? Essay Plan Introduction ▪ What is a child? ▪ Children and crime ▪ Explanation of essay Main ▪ The scientific approach ▪ The social constructionist approach ▪ The applied...
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  • Social Psych
    *Credited with securing benefits for women on maternity leave. Feminist Essentialism (see pp. 357-358) *Looks at the differences between the way women and men think and argues for equality in that difference. *Validates “maternal thinking” and women’s morality as unique and even superior to male...
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  • U07A1 Compare and Contrast Two Family Therapy Theories
    ). Narrative therapy has been criticized as holding to a social constructionist belief that there are no absolute truths, but only socially sanctioned points of view, and that Narrative therapists therefore privilege their client's concerns over and above "dominating" cultural narratives (“Narrative...
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  • Integrated Systemic Family Therapy
    characterized by the therapist's observation of the system from the external social world. Minuchin S & Fisherman,HC (1981) Systemic Family therapy subsequently included the concept of Constructivism, Second-Order Cybernetics and Social Constructionism. Inherent in this body of thought is the...
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  • Combining stories: Reading Tibetan Medicine as a Western Narrative of Healing
    that incorporate subjective approaches to healthcare as well as objective approaches) of healing, then there can be more of a balance between the purely subjective and purely objective modes of healing. Criticisms of Postmodernism One of the most relevant and effective criticisms of viewing...
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  • Social Constructionist Perspectives on Human Life
    Drawing on empirical examples, discuss the insights into the human world that the social constructionist perspective offers. Social constructionism focuses on meaning and power. It maintains that, as humans, we respond to the meaning of events and objects rather than the actual objects and...
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  • Des212 Tma O6
    constructionist perspective argues that meaning is created between people and is concerned with the goals and purpose of the conversation, contested by the ones involved (Cooper and Kaye, 2007). This demonstrates conflict between the social constructionist and cognitive perspectives. Conflicts may also...
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