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The goal of SFT is to restructure family systems by establishing _____.
When one person involved in a conflict with another invites a third person to a dialogue in an attempt to distract from the original conflict, lessening resolution chances.
True or False: An assessment is done at the beginning and then used throughout?
Who is the founder of SFT?
Is this model focused with the past, present, or future?
Who's responsibility is it to restructure the family?
Why is this method criticized?
Therapist deliberately attends to the interactions, language, and values of the family in an attempt to understand the sequence of events as they occur interactionally.
Assessment technique used to graphically depict a family's organizational structure and determine which subsystem is involved in dysfunctional transactions.
Abstract method of separating parts of a system from each other, typically defined by personal rules and roles in a family.
True or False: Families desire to stable the system and seek homeostasis.
Relabeling behavior with a new perspective, altering the context in which it is perceived, resulting in new responses to old behavior and thus a change in interactional patterns.
Is the therapist acting in first or second order cybernetics?
When a group of members share reciprocal benefits or values and team up.
Alliance against other members.
Family members organize themselves so that boundaries between members are blurred and members are overinvolved in each other's lives, limiting individual autonomy.
Organized, coexisting components of family members within an overall system that have their own autonomous functions as well as a specified role in the operation of the family.
Does insight or action come first?
What aspects are the therapist trying to identify in session during an assessment?
True or False: Healthy families adapt well to changes internally AND externally.
Therapeutic act of entering a family system, getting to know the family and developing trust, thereby becoming part of the family system so that the interventions can occur.
Family is asked to enact or play out its relationship patterns spontaneously during a therapeutic session, allowing the therapist to observe and then restructure the future ones.

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