Assessing and Engaging Families
Family assessment in this assignment will begin by reflecting on your own family of origin. Complete the Adler Assessment found in this week’s resources. Try to identify your primary personality priority. This reflective exercise aims to increase your awareness of your own experiences and beliefs with idea that such awareness reduces the opportunity for your own experiences and values to interfere in your work with clients. Submit your answers to the Adler Assessment, along with a one-page summary of what you learned about your family and sibling (if applicable) relationships.
Your next assessment of family will be from a developmental perspective in the form of a narrated PowerPoint presentation aimed at educating interested families. Aiming your language and information at your audience of interested families, your presentation must include:
the stages of the family life cycle and
the skills that must be mastered at each stage to successfully move from one stage to the next.
examples of how a person knows they have mastered the skill.
the effects or difficulties people may have if they do not master skills at each stage, especially its effect on relationships in their future and future transitions.
Consideration of how race, socioeconomic status, and/or religion interact with this understanding of family life
how you would use this assessment information to guide engagement with a family. Feel free to use a hypothetical example if that assists with explaining this idea.
Incorporate appropriate animations, transitions, and graphics as well as speaker notes for each slide. The speaker notes may be comprised of brief paragraphs or bulleted lists and should cite material appropriately.
Support your presentation with at least three scholarly resources. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources may be included.
Length: 12-15 slides (with a separate reference slide)
Notes Length: 100-150 words for each slide
Be sure to include citations for quotations and paraphrases with references in APA format and style where appropriate.
One key point I learned about my family is that my parents were only blessed with one lovely kid, and that is me. Despite being the only sibling, I have worked very hard since my teenage, and up to now, I have maintained my style of hard work and being friendly. This can directly reveal that my parents were hard-working and friendly, and that’s where I acquired those roots. I also learned that my dad loved me very much before cruel death took him away. He was my best friend, and I always felt safe with him. Unfortunately, when he passed away, I felt ruined. Being the only kid, I usually loved to play with my uncle’s kids and friends. This was important and more importance, my many cousins around me made me live while I was growing up, so I never felt lonely. I loved my mom too much that I feared anything would happen to her. All my love for my parents as my first family emanated from them for a long.
I can similarly attest that I learned of having significant values in my family as taking care of those in need was an extended value. As a Registered Nurse and a professor, my mother has been and is a veteran and, much like me, a hard-working woman. Despite being a strict parent, my mom always ensured that she got me things to smile. Up to now, we have a greater relationship with my mother as the most immediate family, we spend a lot of time together, and she’s also a great grandmother to my lovely kids. Additionally, I learned that my grandmother played a key role in my life as she always made sure I was happy even when I was sad; that’s before she passed away. As a family, we got together at my grandparents’ house, but since my grandmother passed away, we are not that close anymore. Generally, I can proudly say that my family is adorable.