Families in Society
This paper presents an approach to crisis intervention and brief treatment for young children based on the new psychology, intrapsychic humanism. After presenting central theoretical principles, these principles are applied and treatment guidelines demonstrated in the treatment process of a three-year-old child named Paul. The research design for the case study is naturalistic, uses qualitative methods of data analysis, and draws from the heuristic paradigm (a postpositivist metatheory of social and behavioral research).
McCrea, Katherine Tyson. "An Empowering Approach to Crisis Intervention and Brief Treatment for Preschool Children." Families in Society, vol. 80, no. 1 (1999): 64-77.
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