The Empirical Evaluation of Family Therapy Training

SHERRY J. TUCKER*, William M Pinsof

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This paper presents the results of the first comprehensive and empirical evaluation of a family therapy training program. Focusing on the first year of a two‐year training program, the study found significant changes in the clinical conceptualizations and in‐therapy verbal behaviors of a group of trainees. Additionally, this study involved the development and/or first use of various research instruments and procedures that can be used to facilitate further research on family therapy training.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)437-456
Number of pages20
JournalFamily process
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)


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