Culturally Competent Family Interventions: Review and Case Illustrations

  title={Culturally Competent Family Interventions: Review and Case Illustrations},
  author={Marianne Celano and Nadine J Kaslow},
Family therapy is often the treatment of choice for culturally diverse clients. This article provides a critical review of culturally competent assessment and intervention strategies for use with ethnic minority families in the U.S. A culturally informed view of the definition of family health and dysfunction is presented, basic structure and goals of family therapy are delineated, and family therapy process and techniques are addressed. Clinical vignettes are provided to illustrate critical… CONTINUE READING