Working with Children of Alcoholics
The Practitioner's Handbook
- Bryan E. Robinson - University of North Carolina, Charlotte, USA
- J. Lyn Rhoden - University of North Carolina, Charlotte, USA
Substance Abuse Counselling
Expanding from the original highly successful handbook, the Second Edition incorporates the latest research, including Rubin's pivotal work on transcendent children, Robinson and Rhoden place alcoholism in a larger North American cultural context. They examine the effects of alcoholism in four essential family tasks: creating an identity, setting boundaries, providing for physical needs, and managing the family's emotional climate. Further, using a socio-historical perspective as a backdrop, the authors examine American attitudes, values, and beliefs about alcohol use and abuse and discuss how these cultural influences affect our children.