Understanding family structure and style is essential to patient and family care. Conducting a family
interview and needs assessment gathers information to identify strengths, as well as potential
barriers to health. This information ultimately helps develop family-centered strategies for support
This family health assessment is a two-part assignment. The information you gather in this initial
assignment will be utilized for the second assignment in Topic 3.
Develop an interview questionnaire to be used in a family-focused functional assessment. The
questionnaire must include three open-ended, family-focused questions to assess functional health
patterns for each of the following:
Select a family, other than your own, and seek permission from the family to conduct an interview.
Utilize the interview questions complied in your interview questionnaire to conduct a family-focused
functional assessment. Document the responses as you conduct the interview.
Upon completion of the interview, write a 750-1,000-word paper. Analyze your assessment findings.
Submit your questionnaire as an appendix with your assignment.
Include the following in your paper:
Describe the family structure. Include individuals and any relevant attributes defining the
family composition, race/ethnicity, social class, spirituality, and environment.
Summarize the overall health behaviors of the family. Describe the current health of the family.
Based on your findings, describe at least two of the functional health pattern strengths noted
in the findings. Discuss three areas in which health problems or barriers to health were
Describe how family systems theory can be applied to solicit changes in family members that,
in turn, initiate positive changes to the overall family functions over time.
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Cite at least three peer-reviewed or scholarly sources to complete this assignment. Sources should
be published within the last 5 years and appropriate for the assignment criteria.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the
Student Success Center.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become
familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
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articles is located in Course Materials if you need assistance
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