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This guide contains research sources for crises in family relations and coping strategies.
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Understand the Problem or Crisis

Select the eBook on your topic. Additional eBooks are linked from either the library's web page or the online catalog.

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American Families in Crisis - Jeffrey S. Turner
ISBN: 9781598841657
Publication Date: 2009-01-11
Desacribes unemployment, financial problems, divorce and other important issues.

Substance Abuse, Addiction, and Treatment
ISBN: 9780761499725
Publication Date: 2012-01-01

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Child Development - Thomson Gale Staff (Contribution by)
ISBN: 0028656180
Publication Date: 1905-06-01
Search for terms such as child custody, divorce, stepfamilies and blended families in this book.

Domestic Violence - Margi Laird McCue; Mildred Vasan (Editor)
ISBN: 9781851097845
Publication Date: 2008-01-08

Mental Health Care Issues in America - Michael Shally-Jensen
ISBN: 1610690141
Publication Date: 2012-12-01
Incldues stress management, drug abuse and divorce.


Family Relations Competency

Check with Mrs. Vaughn for this assignment. There are a variety of resources, both print and online, that will help in your research. Books on many of the suggested topics will be reserved in the main library under Mrs. Vaughn's name. Additional books can be found in the Online Library Catalog on the library's web page.


REMOTE ACCESS: To access the library resources from home, please get the passwords from the library or the Library's Aspen page.


Databases are reliable, accurate and authoritative sources of information. Search by keyword to find current articles about the problem or crisis as well as coping strategies.


eBooks on Social Problems related to Families

Search for your specific topic in these general books on social problems.

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Encyclopedia of Social Problems - Vincent N. Parrillo (Editor)
ISBN: 9781412941655
Publication Date: 2008-05-22

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Social Issues in America - James Ciment (Editor)
ISBN: 9780765680617
Publication Date: 2006-02-22

Reliable Websites

For reliable websites with accurate information, select URLs that end with .org, .edu ad .gov. Search for "coping skills for" and add the subject you have selected. There are many organizations that have guidance on dealing with specific issues such as addiction.


Coping Strategies

The book series titled Coping with..." describes numerous strategies for dealing with crises. Check in the Online Catalog for book titles and other books on your topic.

Coping with Moving - Ruth C. Rosen (Editor); Dorothy Greenwald
ISBN: 0823906833
Publication Date: 1987-09-01

Coping with Family Stress - Ruth C. Rosen (Editor); Kimberly W. Gooden
ISBN: 0823909808
Publication Date: 1989-04-01

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Battleground: The Family - Kimberly P. Brackett
ISBN: 9780313340963
Publication Date: 2008-12-01

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Straight Talk about Death for Teenagers - Earl Grollman; Book Source Staff (Compiled by)
ISBN: 0785719873
Publication Date: 1993-04-01


Personal Experiences with Family Crises

Check the Online Catalog for biographies or books that describe an individual dealing with a crisis in the family.

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The Heart and Soul of the Next Generation - Michael J. Bradley
ISBN: 9780936197531
Publication Date: 2006-08-15
Contains the stories of teenagers who survived sexual abuse, parents' divorce, a parent's death with strength and courage.

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After Normal - Diane Aggen; Diane Aggen Upton
ISBN: 9780982146606
Publication Date: 2008-01-01
Describes a teen's journey after the death of her brother from despair to hope.

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Split: Stories from a Generation raised on Divorce - Ava Chin
ISBN: 0071391061
Publication Date: 2002-06-10
Writers describe experiences as children of divorce, examining joint custody, stepfamilies, and pressure onchildren to help their parents cope.


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