Black Families in Therapy

Second Edition
Understanding the African American Experience

Nancy Boyd-Franklin

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I. African American Families: The Cultural and Racial Context

1. Overview

2. Racism, Racial Identity, and Skin Color Issues

3. Extended Family Patterns, Kinship Care, and Informal Adoption

4. Role Flexibility and Boundary Confusion

5. African American Men and Women: Socialization and Relationships

6. Separation, Divorce, Remarriage, and Stepparenting

7. Religion and Spirituality in African American Families

8. Additional Important Topics in African American Communities

II. Major Treatment Theories, Issues, and Interventions

9. The Therapist's Use of Self and Value Conflicts

10. Major Family Therapy Approaches and Their Relevance to Treating African Americans

11. The Multisystems Model

12. Public Policy Issues: A Guide for Clinicians

III. Socioeconomic Class Issues and Diversity of Family Structures

13. Poor Families and the Multisystems Model

14. Single-Parent African American Families

15. Middle-Class African American Families

IV. Implications for Supervision, Training, and Future Research

16. Implications for Training and Supervision

17. Conclusion and Implications for Future Clinical Work and Research