Resources to Support Collaborative Helping

Books about Collaborative Helping



Collaborative Therapy with Multi-Stressed Families
Anyone working with families in crisis, especially in settings where time and resources are scarce, will gain valuable insights and tools from this book.

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Collaborative Helping: A Strengths Framework for Home-Based Services
This book is a guide that all helping professionals can use to navigate the complexities of home and community work by building collaborative relationships with clients and their families.

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Videos about Collaborative Helping

Watch videos describing the Collaborative Helping Framework and highlighting the use of simple maps to help workers think their way through complex situations. 

Articles about Collaborative Helping

Madsen, W.C. (in press). Using Collaborative Helping Maps to Organize Therapeutic Conversations with Couples. In Encyclopedia of Couples and Family Therapy.

Madsen, W.C. (in press). Ayuda Colaborativa: Un Marco Para Trabajar con Familias Involucradas con Servicios Sociales. In A. Moreno (Ed;). La Practica de la Terapia Sistemica. Madrid: Desclee de Brouwer.

Madsen, W.C. (2016). Narrative Approaches to Organizational Development: : A Case Study of Implementation of Collaborative Helping. Family Process, 55 (2), 253-269.

Madsen, W.C. (2014). Taking it to the streets: Family therapy and family-centered services. Family Process,, 53 (3), 380-40.

Madsen, W.C. and Gillespie, K. (2014). Collaborative Helping: A Strengths Framework for Home-Based Services. New York: Wiley.

Madsen, W.C. (2014). Applications of Collaborative Helping maps: Supporting professional development, supervision and work teams in family-centered practice. Family Process, 51 (1), 3-21.

Root, E.A. & Madsen, W.C. (2013). Imagine: Bringing vision into child protective services. Journal of Systemic Therapies, 32 (3), 76-91.

Madsen, W.C. (2011). Collaborative Helping Maps: A Tool to Guide Thinking and Action in Family-Centered Services. Family Process, 50 529–543.

Madsen, W.C. (2009). Ayuda colaborativa: Un encuadre clinico para los servicios centrados en la familia. Psicoterapia y Familia, 22 (2), 5-23

Madsen, W.C. (2009). Collaborative helping: A practice framework for family-centered services. Family Process, 48, 103-116.

Madsen, W.C. (2007). Working within traditional structures to support a collaborative clinical practice. The International Journal of Narrative Therapy and Community Work, 2, 51-62.

Madsen, W.C. (2007). Collaborative Therapy with Multi-Stressed Families (2nd Ed). New York: Guilford Press.

Madsen,W.C. (2006). Teaching across discourses to sustain collaborative clinical practice. Journal of Systemic Therapies, 25 (4), 44-58.

Madsen, W.C. (2005). Conversations about inadvertent disempowering practices. The International Journal of Narrative Therapy and Community Work. 62-64.

Madsen, W.C. (2004). Sustaining a collaborative clinical practice in the “real” world. In S. Madigan (Ed). Therapy from the Outside In. Vancouver, BC: Yaletown Family Therapy.

Madsen, W.C. (1999). Inviting new stories: Narrative ideas in family-centered services. Journal of Systemic Therapies, 18 (3), 1-22.

Madsen, W.C. (1998). Attitude as Intervention. T. Nelson & T. Trepper (Eds.). 101 More Interventions in Family Therapy. New York: Haworth Press.

Madsen, W.C. (1995). A Narrative Approach to Family-Based Services. E. Walton, R.E. Davis & P. Sandau-Beckler (Eds). Empowering Families: Papers from the Ninth Annual Conference on Family-Based Services. Riversale, IL: NAFBS.

Madsen, W.C. (1992). Problematic treatment: Interaction of patient, spouse and physician beliefs in medical noncompliance. Family Systems Medicine, 10 (4), 365-383.