As a child practitioner an essential part of my work role will involve actively seeking to evolve and where apt build relationships. Consequently having a significant impact on children and young peoples’ lives. As quoted, (Children and young people’s workforce, Early Learning and Childcare book 2011) there are a number of reasons why people communicate which are to: • To promote relationships and to offer support – A social worker arranges regular contact with a family ‘in need’ and builds up a mutual system of support. • To maintain relationships – A child’s key person will ensure that he or she gets to know the child and his or her family, so that a trusting relationship is built and maintained. • To exchange information – For example, a patient visiting their GP will supply the doctor with information about their symptoms.
The interview of the family entailed a reciprocated discussion and note taking that did not interfere with the process. It also aimed at acquiring valuable data about the family and identifying their strengths and weaknesses. In conclusion, the assessment targeted a list of the family’s needs and referrals that would meet their unmet needs. Keywords: Family Assessment Assignment, Structural-functional framework Family Assessment Assignment The assessment entailed interviewing a family of a 38 year old Native American man, married to a 34 year old Arabian woman in Ohio State, America. They have been married for the last 17 years and have a 14 year old boy and a 9 year old daughter.
The father, mother and children make up the nuclear family and grandparents, aunts, uncles, and others make up the extended family. Living such a lifestyle contributes to sharing and coalition among families. There are several factors that contribute to the closeness in the Btsisi society and why their Kinship has continued to be the same for generations. Their marriage practice and the sharing of responsibilities are two components. Marriage among the Btsisi society is arranged.
Running Head: FAMILY ASSESSMENT Family Assessment Student: Surakshya Shrestha Course: Role Development II February 10, 2009 Winona State University Friedman Family Assessment The family that I am working with is from Winona County. A detailed study of this family was very interesting to me, and proved to be a great opportunity to learn new skills and knowledge. This white American family is an extended family comprising of 38 years M.S married for eight years to his wife E.S who is 33 years old, their five month old son, and 66 year old mother. The family was assessed in various aspects using Friedman Family Assessment. Also, a genogram and ecomap was drawn, including home safety assessment.
The Effects of Healthy Family Systems and Childhood Development Danielle Whitebread HSCO 502- Liberty University Family systems are important in children’s growth and development for many reasons. Murray Bowen, John Bowlby and Erik Erickson’s theories of family systems, attachment and trust describe how family systems are important to a child’s physical, emotional, spiritual and social development. The family systems theory was originally introduced by Dr. Murray Bowen. Dr. Bowen’s theory was used more in the clinical setting as a therapy involving the entire family system. Bowen’s theory explained that instead of one being seen as an individual, they were a part of a larger group; a family system.
My children are best friends with their cousins. They do everything together. Aunts and Uncles are who a young person looks up to in the family. There are also in laws who fall into the family friendship category. Lastly, the bond between a child and the grandparents is remarkably different.
With every problem there is a solution. In helping blended families to succeed, pre-family counseling is suggested for those getting ready to marry. For the blended family who has a year or so “under their belt,” counseling is an option as well. As there are an increase of blended families in our society, counselors need to define, know formation, challenges, and solutions to make a blended family be happy and healthy. Blended Families: Making it work in the 21st Century When God spoke the world into existence, traditional family systems (father, mother, and children) were on His mind; however, because of different citumstances blended families are more common and with them come many challenges and strengths.
They are applying for adoption of a child through your agency. I believe the Burmans would make wonderful, loving parents because they have a stable marriage, they have financial security and they have a strong, supportive extended family. George and Amy have been married for twelve years. They met as freshmen in college at The Ohio State University and have been in love since then. They married shortly after college graduation and moved back to Amy’s hometown in central Ohio, where they both found employment.
She is just one of many people who have birth certificates and passports from their new countries but feel themselves closer to their native lands. One should be proud of the heritage that he gets from the previous generations. It helps people to become who they are including their choice of profession. When it comes to a career option it is often a case for one to continue doing the job of his forebears. Up till now it is common to see long lines of lawyers, jewellers, and the like within one family.
This means that all the young people will have the food and shelter needed to grow up and this will help reproduce a stable society. The family also offers a place for the stabilisation of adult personalities, the family is a pace where adults can relax and release tension. This allows them to be more focused on their jobs which are essential for wider society. D) Functionalist sociologist believe that the family performs vital functions for the maintenance of wider society and for the individual members of the family, because of this they believe that the family is a key institution of society, and the nuclear family structure is the best family structure. This strong view has helped us assess whether the nuclear family is best or even if this family structure is the most dominant.