ESFT Conceptual Foundations, Historical Context, and Stages of the Model
September 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm$90
An overview of the Ecosystemic Structural Family Therapy (ESFT) model is provided which gives focus to 1) conceptual foundations, 2) model stages, and 3) change foci. The ESFT model is then contrasted with other family therapy models. Brief videotaped case segments illustrate the ESFT model. Empirical research describes the clinical effectiveness of ESFT with children and adolescents having severe emotional and behavioral disturbances.
1) Describe the theoretical foundations of the ESFT model;
2) Describe how ESFT differs from other family therapy models;
3) Describe the ESFT clinical effectiveness research.