Assignment 1: Structural Versus Strategic Family Therapies
· Compare structural family therapy to strategic family therapy
· Create structural family maps
· Justify recommendations for family therapy
· Review this week’s Learning Resources and reflect on the insights they provide on structural and strategic family therapies.
· Refer to Gerlach (2015) in this week’s Learning Resources for guidance on creating a structural family map.
In a 2- to 3-page paper, (excluding title and reference page) address the following:
Structural Family Therapy
Strategic Family Therapy
Compare structural family therapy to strategic family therapy, noting the strengths and weaknesses of each.
Provide an example of a family in your practicum using a structural family map. Note: Be sure to maintain HIPAA regulations.
Recommend a specific therapy for the family, and justify your choice using the Learning Resources.