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PART I. Introduction: A Multi-Systems Approach. Purpose and reader's guide. Marriage and family therapy. Futuristic partnering with systemic business principles. PART II. Defining The GARF. Historical Development. Collecting and Analyzing GARF Data. PART III. Systemic Assessment Tools. Assessment in the clinical intervention process. Assessment in the therapeutic process MFT models distinguished. Value added. Skills summary for clinicians. PART IV. Putting GARF Assessment Into Clinical Context. Rating the Initial Session GARFs. The GARF as an Outcome and Process Instrument. GARF Self-Report Instrument as a Process Outcome Tool. Other applications of GARF as an Outcome Process Tool. Expanded Case Example. Ethical Guidelines. PART V. Comparison With Other Family Assessment Tools. Foundations for the GARF. Newly Developed Related Assessment Tools. Clinical Interview Assessment Tools. PART VI. GARF In Multi-systems Partnering. Meeting the needs of stakeholders. Applying usiness principles to clinical practice. Establishing a record system for outcome data. Future challenges for GARF users PART VII. Appendices. Systemic MFT Skill Development Scale. GARF Training & Record Keeping Tools. Developed GARF Tools. SAFE. Record Keeping Forms Including GARF Ratings. Clinic/Research Forms Not Including GARF Ratings. PART VIII. References. PART IX. Index.