Family and Social Network Strategies During Crisis (IN: People in Crisis: Understanding and Helping 4th Edition, by L A Hoff)
Hoff L A
Individuals, families & communities interact with one another in inseparable ways. Crises arise out of this interaction network & are resolved by restoring people to their natural place. Attention to these principles can be the key to success in crisis intervention; inattention to the social networkis often a source of destructive resolution of crises. In spite of the heavy influence of individualistic philosophies in all helping professions, a social network approach is gaining favor.