Family plays an important role in our emotional, physical and spiritual development since each individual in the family system impacts and is impacted by the others. Family therapy is also imperative for this family it will help the family resolve a specific issue and help address the role that family plays in an individual’s life. Family therapy will help them to understand how their family functions, improve communication skills, make the entire family stronger and identify strengths and weaknesses within the family system and set goals and develop strategies to resolve challenges. (Family Therapy What Is It? 2011) I recommend daycare for the children.
Family Demographics The H family is an extended family consisting of grandparents raising their grandson. GH is the grandmother she is 59 and currently disable from back surgery, she has an unsteady gait and ambulate with a cane. The only other medical history she has is hypertension, which is control by medication but has constant pain from her back. She possesses a college degree and worked as a paralegal in a law firm prior to becoming disable that forced her into early retirement and currently a homemaker. KH is the grandfather he is 60-year-old, self-employed, and retired from the United States Army.
Assess the contribution of functionalism to our understanding of families and households. Functionalists have different views to how the family should be formed and the roles and responsibilities within them. There are how ever opposing theories form conflict theories. Functionalist sociologists believe that the family is vital for the build and survival of society. With family being the primary factor for being the way that we act functionalists believe it is important that the family socialises the children properly so that they can pass on these norms and values, This will there for ensure that the children will confirm to laws and rules.
Friedman Family Assessment William Harrison NUR/405 July 16, 2012 Kimberly Hall Friedman Family Assessment Identifying Data • The Family name is Costa • They reside in Apple Valley CA. • The family consists of the mother and two children. The mother is forty-five years old, the son is 20, and the daughter is 18. • The family is polygamous • All members of the family identify as White • The mother and daughter attend a non-denominational church on a regular basis. The son does not identify with any religion.
Alice has been married and divorced twice and has two grown children, Kim (32) and Jonathan (30) from her first marriage. Alice grew up in a predominantly white neighborhood just south of Phoenix. Her parents John and Mary have owned a small business in downtown Phoenix for the last 40 years. Her father spent long hours at the family business and had little interaction with the children. Child rearing was primarily left up to Alice’s mother, Mary.
Outcome 1 Understand factors affecting a move to a new home environment The learner can: 1. identify reasons why individuals may move to a new home environment As circumstances change so do their needs. For example if their health conditions change i.e a stroke, COPD, old age so does their ability to live independantly. Moving home, to somewhere more suitable to their needs may give them a better quality of life. It may also be that they need to be closer to their family, or even move in with their family for more support. Or the home maybe too big for them to maintain.
Ofsted requirements need to be met and legislation may change so staff must be trained to the right standards and keep up to date with this information, this also benefits the profile of the setting and the care of the children. Staff will be more motivated if they are challenged and are able to widen there knowledge. 1.2 Some potential barriers to professional development can be: Ratios- if staff are of sick or on holiday courses may have to be cancelled as the ratio of the children to adults is important. Money- if the setting is not able to fund courses Courses- if there is not a course that may be of interest to the staff or does not benefit the setting. 1.3 There are many different sources and systems to support professional development these include: Books- settings need to provide up to date books on child development, children’s behaviour, making observations, activity books etc Magazines- magazines such as Nursery world are of great importance as it gives new and up to date information on changes in the nursery sector.
There may be times when years down the road a client may need to come back or need professional services again and the counselor will have to decline because of their new relationship. Therefore it is imperative for the protection of the client that it be documented correctly and explained clearly before engaging in a more social
They may need more or less support in their independance. Their maybe changes in family relationships, preferences in their activities and social needs, accomodation may need to be changed or aids and adaptations made to their environment. It is very important to update a clients careplans with any changes so that all concerned can have all the current information from the client. There are some factors that can influence the capacity of an individual to express consent, these can be mental conditions, (mental capacity), Physical conditions (communication abilities), availability or lack of options. Knowledge of choices, age, participation and engagement.
http://www.vanierinstitute.ca/research_program#.UFZlDI2Tv88 Family Life The following research streams have been chosen to loosely structure the Vanier Institute’s work on family life. In addition of examining the different roles and responsibilities of families, this research framework includes an examination of family formation and dissolution as well as topics and issues related to family well-being. The status of different groups of families such as Aboriginal families or same-sex families is also highlighted. 1. Family Formation and Dissolution That families have changed and continue to change is now part of conventional wisdom.