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A Spanish translation of this publication is available to download under "Additional Files."

The Family Model provides clinicians and managers with a brief, accessible, and practical approach that supports collaborative ways of working with individuals and their families in which one or more members experience mental illness. It can be used as a tool to foster engagement and facilitate thought about connections between symptoms and relationships, while highlighting a family’s strengths and difficulties.


Family Model, mental illness, family relationships, Family Focused Practice, Spanish

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