How does your personal philosophy with family fit with how you were raised as a child? Is it similar or different?
This paper is intended to help students reflect on their personal family values and understand it’s impact of the family on the individual. It will also enable you to recognize the effect of family on your work with clients. Students will recognize and present transference and counter-transference. ensure that you follow APA Format when completing this and must be 6 pages in length, double spaced, 12-inch font, with a cover page.
Family History – 5 points
ï Identify your caregivers/parents and their parenting style.
ï Why was their parenting style effective or ineffective?
ï Describe your family structure (who are the members of your family and what is their respective role?).
Family Strengths and Weaknesses – 5 points
ï What did you like and dislike about how you were raised?
ï Describe your family’s response to change? Is your family flexible or static?
ï Family Cohesion: describe your family’s level of cohesiveness. Keep in mind that spending time together does not constitute cohesiveness in all families.
Personal Philosophy – 5 points
ï What is your personal philosophy or belief system when it comes to “family?” Is this consistent with the way you were raised?
ï How does your personal philosophy with family fit with how you were raised as a child? Is it similar or different?
ï What in addition to your upbringing shaped your philosophy of “family”? Family Values – 5 points