Blue Mountain College Family Centered Practice Research Paper.
Family Centered Practice
Concepts in Assessing Families
1) Formal and informal roles of the individual members of the family
–roles contribution to or impediment of family’s functioning
2) Internal boundaries
3) Subgroups or alliances
effect on the functioning of the family
4) Power structure and influence
–different domains of influence for different people
–balance of power
–style of decision-making
–needs of all family members considered or discounted
–room for negotiating or consideration of the needs of others
–shared by all or some of the members
–effect of these goals on family life
7) Beliefs and myths
–contribution to the health of the family
–contribution or hindrance of growth of individual members
9) Expression of feelings
–safety of expression
–affect and range of feeling expressed
Paper must be a maximum of 10 double-spaced typed pages, with 12-inch font and 1-inch margins. Locate at least 4 peer-reviewed research articles (within 10 years) in addition to text – Shulman, L. (2016). The skills of helping individuals, families, groups, and communities(8thed.) Boston, MA
Papers should be free of mechanical flaws, including errors in grammar, punctuation, and spelling.Citations in the text and a reference page must conform to the most current APA style.
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