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family

n. 1) husband, wife and children. 2) all blood relations. 3) all who live in the same household including servants and relatives, with some person or persons directing this economic and social unit.

family

(Common ancestry), noun ancestry, birth, blood connection, clan, common extraction, common forebears, common lineage, common parentage, consanguinity, descent, dynasty, ethnic group, ethnicity, filiation, folk, genealogy, house, kin, kindred, kinsmen, line, line of ancestors, line of descent, lineage, origin, parentage, people, same line of descent, same strain, sept, stirps, stock, strain, tribe

family

(Household), noun brood, domestic circle, dooestic establishment, familia, family unit, home circle, issue, offspring, progeny
Associated concepts: adoption, curtesy, dependent, domestic relation, dower, Family Court, family law, family purpose doccrine, head of household, heirs, next of kin, surviving spouse
See also: ancestry, bloodline, derivation, descendant, domestic, house, household, issue, kindred, kinship, lineage, next of kin, origin, parentage, paternal, posterity, progeny, race, relative, succession
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Family counseling with a team of physicians, including the ob.
Internet counseling and its feasibility for marriage and family counseling.
Other board members discussed different issues including the need to build on the capacity of existing family counseling centers and conducting holistic studies on the characteristics of the Jordanian family.
The programme comes within the third phase of rehabilitation of Bahraini cadres in the area of harmonization and family counseling, where the council, within the first preparation phase of the programme that aims at raising the awareness of young people with the family harmonization skills, held field visits and meetings at a number of schools and educational institutions, in preparation of spreading such culture among schools, institutes and universities students.
Questions about the class may be directed to Collaborative Couples & Family Counseling, LLC at 425-417-5902 or by contacting Ms.
The hotline for family counseling (16021) frequently receives reports of underage marriages.
Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) and the National Council for Family Affairs (NCFA) recently signed an agreement of cooperation to put into service an office for family counseling and integration at the Hashemite Flag Park in Basman region which belongs to the Social Services Directorate of GAM.
Other topics include understanding cultural differences and disabilities, and understanding the differences of individual and family counseling.
The Act requires that the Department of Human Services develop materials to inform the families of incarcerated individuals of programs and services that are available to them, including visitation, family counseling, and mentoring programs.
Types of risks accepted: Commercial children's daycare centers, in-home (family) children's daycare centers, children's camps, Head Start programs, nursery schools, latchkey programs, mental health clinics, family counseling clinics, sheltered workshops, Goodwill/Salvation Army and similar facilities, homeless shelters, most nonprofits excluding colleges, universities, unions, churches and municipalities.
An inexpensive little book in a 'kid friendly' paperback format, "My Grandma Died" is an appropriate addition to community library collections, and is very strongly recommended for families, day-care centers and preschool facilities, family counseling and social service agencies.
The book is aimed at beginning mental health clinicians, and undergraduate and graduate students in psychology, social work, and community or mental health, school, rehabilitation, or marriage and family counseling.