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family

Traditionally, people who are related by blood or marriage. The term can mean many different things depending on the circumstances. Most statutes have a section devoted to “definitions” that will tell you the intended definition of words used in the law. For example, the concept of what constitutes a family may be important in zoning cases for single-family housing or apartment restrictions against non-family members living in the apartment with the tenant.

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The concept of including school-based family counseling as a direct component of the school counselor's program will require a paradigm shift for most.
Koenig the chance to focus her message to a web audience looking for effective help with child related issues," says Marlon Familton; Leah Koenig's partner at Collaborative Couples & Family Counseling.
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Each Tuesday night, about 50 teens gather at Saugus High School, where drug counselors from the local Action Family Counseling Centers push hard for sobriety.
This chapter discusses the common tasks of closure, including how closure in family counseling is different from closure in individual counseling, indications of a family's readiness for closure, working toward closure, elements of the closure session, innovative methods to facilitate closure, considerations after the final session, and unilateral termination, both client initiated and therapist initiated.
In addition to the weekly support groups, Action provides individual and family counseling for children, adolescents and adults on a sliding fee scale; low-cost drug testing, immediate inpatient and outpatient referrals; crisis intervention and an emergency crisis team.
Just as counseling approaches designed for individuals have their theory-specific techniques, family counseling approaches also have theory-specific interventions and strategies.
The center, which has been in the works for four years, will offer eight shelter beds that will be available seven days a week, drug and alcohol abuse prevention, recreation opportunities, individual and family counseling, medical assistance, homework tutoring and support group meetings.