8. Working with Families

  1. Eric Emerson2,3,
  2. Chris Hatton4,
  3. Kate Dickson5,
  4. Rupa Gone6,
  5. Amanda Caine7 and
  6. Jo Bromley8
  1. Jo Bromley8 and
  2. Christine Mellor1

Published Online: 8 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118404898.ch8

Clinical Psychology and People with Intellectual Disabilities, Second Edition

Clinical Psychology and People with Intellectual Disabilities, Second Edition

How to Cite

Bromley, J. and Mellor, C. (2012) Working with Families, in Clinical Psychology and People with Intellectual Disabilities, Second Edition (eds E. Emerson, C. Hatton, K. Dickson, R. Gone, A. Caine and J. Bromley), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118404898.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Division for Health Research, Lancaster University, UK

  2. 3

    University of Sydney, Australia

  3. 4

    Centre for Disability Research at Lancaster University, UK

  4. 5

    Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, North Wales, UK

  5. 6

    Enfield Integrated Learning Disabilities Service, UK

  6. 7

    Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust, UK

  7. 8

    Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Central Manchester Foundation NHS Trust, UK

  2. 8

    Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 30 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470029718

Online ISBN: 9781118404898

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Keywords:

  • working with families;
  • family beliefs, patterns of behavior, on the problematic;
  • adjusting to a child's disability, the shock phase;
  • parents' responses to the child's disability, and formed beliefs;
  • families coping, stages of the life cycle;
  • stress and coping, in families with a member with ID;
  • vulnerability factors in children, levels of disability;
  • siblings of individuals with ID, social, emotional adjustments;
  • persons with ID, inclusion within family sessions;
  • parenting groups, and behavioural training

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Sharing the News

  • Life Cycle Theory

  • Stress and Coping

  • Siblings

  • The Family Interview

  • Behavioural and Cognitive Behavioural Interventions

  • Parenting Groups

  • Individual Work

  • Ending Therapy

  • References