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COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL Contents Acknowledgments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xi Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xiii Chapter 1: Lead Your Family-Team . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Case Study 1: Susan’s Family-Team Communication Challenge: Ensuring Cooperation from Family Members Solution: Create Collaboration Solution: Be Specific about Your Expectations Solution: Empower Your Own Children Challenge: Maintaining “Visit Ready” Conditions Solution: Create and Use a Visit Ready Checklist Solution: Plan Good Storage Options from the Beginning Case Study 2: Susan Invites Everyone On Board Checkpoints for Success Chapter 2: Think Like a Family Member . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Case Study 1: Clara’s Family Friction Challenge: Managing Your Family’s Involvement on an Ongoing Basis Solution: Focus on the Benefits for All Challenge: Keeping Clients Happy While Meeting Your Own Goals Solution: Put Your Philosophy and Corresponding Needs in Writing Challenge: Recruiting New Clients Solution: Present Your Program as a Professional Case Study 2: Clara Addresses Problems through the Families’ Perspectives Checkpoints for Success Chapter 3: Be Prepared for Visits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Case Study 1: Maria—Unprepared for the Unexpected Challenge: Dealing with Unforeseen Variables Solution: Stay Current with Regulations Challenge: Understanding Your Role during Visits Solution: Understand the Goal of Each Type of Visit Challenge: Effectively Anticipating a Visit Solution: Remain Informed and Up to Date Solution: Care about Yourself Solution: Get Organized Case Study 2: Maria Is Ready Checkpoints for Success vii COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL