FOCUS on the family caregiver: A problem-solving training intervention

Academic Article


  • Problem-solving interventions have documented effectiveness in treating distress among a variety of clientele. The authors discuss the application of training in social problem solving with family caregivers of persons who have incurred severe physical disabilities. Specifically, the authors outline training procedures (i.e., Project FOCUS) that enable counselors to assist family caregivers in developing effective problem-solving skills that may translate to increased wellness for each caregiver, and by extension, their care recipients.
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    Author List

  • Kurylo MF; Elliott TR; Shewchuk RM
  • Start Page

  • 275
  • End Page

  • 281
  • Volume

  • 79
  • Issue

  • 3