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Measurement, Classification, and Prediction of Paradigm Adherence of Marriage and Family Therapists
American Journal of Family Therapy (2000)
  • Therese J. Booth, University of Missouri–St. Louis
  • R. Rocco Cottone, University of Missouri–St. Louis
Abstract
Assesses the theoretical perspectives of marriage and family counselors (N=204). Results show that 43.6% of participants primarily adhere to the systems paradigm; 42.2% practice from a combination of paradigms; while the social constructionism is used by 13.7%. Predictor variables included the current of most recent supervisor's preferred paradigm, therapist gender, and years of clinical experience. 
Publication Date
January 10, 2000
DOI
10.1080/019261800437892
Citation Information
Therese J. Booth and R. Rocco Cottone. "Measurement, Classification, and Prediction of Paradigm Adherence of Marriage and Family Therapists" American Journal of Family Therapy Vol. 28 Iss. 4 (2000) p. 329 - 346
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/rrocco-cottone/13/