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Visit the following websites, then answer the questions below:
Animated Narrative Therapy: White and Epston developed narrative therapy in the 1980s which involves construction, deconstruction, and "remembering" practices of telling a person's "story". This approach helps the client re-author their lives with social work facilitation.
Sarah Walther on Narrative Therapy
Insoo Kim Berg: Solution focus - Solutions Step by Step
Insoo Kim Berg on Solution-Focused Family Therapy
- What are the similarities and differences between these two types of therapies? What is the value of introducing the miracle question to the client?
- Which NASW values are reflected in both therapies?
- Are these approaches applicable to all groups? How effective do you think the solution-focused approach is for clients in substance abuse treatment? Or, with families living in poverty?