Addressing immigration-related separations in Hispanic families with a behavior-problem adolescent

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Abstract

This article presents specialized family therapy intervention strategies for Hispanic families with behavior-problem adolescents who have experienced an immigration-related separation. Such specialized interventions correspond to a philosophy of customized treatment delivery for Hispanic families. Interactional and cognitive/affective features are presented, and guidelines for building therapeutic alliances, identifying core family processes/themes, and transforming interactions are offered.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)219-229
Number of pages11
JournalAmerican Journal of Orthopsychiatry
Volume74
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2004

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  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Applied Psychology

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