chapter  2
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A “FAST” Approach to Health Care

ByThomas M. Gehring Katherine M. Hertlein

The purpose of this intervention is to use the Family System Test (FAST) (Gehring, Debry, & Smith, 2001) to explore clients’ experiences with their health care system and providers. It can be used for both assessment and intervention with individuals, couples, and families whose lives are significantly intertwined with the health care system.