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This edition: Improving Family Communication: Instruction & Therapy

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Episode Details

Provides an introduction to the wide range of approaches used to improve family communication.The various theoretical approaches to these strategies are discussed as are the strengths and weakness of particular approaches, such as Marriage Encounter. Students review some of the common denominators that exist between disparate approaches. A discussion outlines the differences between therapy models that focus on the individual and those that involve the entire family as a system.
Featured interviews: Professor Mary Anne Fitzpatrick (University of Wisconsin - Madison) and Professor Dr. William Pinsof (Northwestern University), President and CEO of The Family Institute at Northwestern University