Studies the differences between stepfamilies and nuclear families, and the adjustments and stresses families face as a result of remarriage. Demonstrates numerous therapeutic models with techniques which may be used in individual or group therapy Special attention given to the problems of children in stepfamilies.
1. Cultural Characteristics of Stepfamilies 2. Structural Characteristics of Stepfamilies 3. Research in Stepfamily Relationships 4. Women in Remarried Relationships Involving Children 5. Working Women in Stepfamilies 6. Men in Remarried Relationships 7. Working Men in Stepfamilies 8. Recoupling: Stepfamily Couples 9. Working Stepfamily Couples 10. Children in Stepfamilies 11. Working with Stepchildren 12. Stepfamilies 13. Working with Stepfamilies