Purpose: Genograms provide a quick and useful context in which to evaluate an individual’s health risks. Eco-maps are important because, when fully completed, they serve as a tool to highlight different the relationships and human resources in the person’s life. These resources and the information about each relationship then serve as a starting point when addressing the featured person’s needs.
Course Objective: Compare and contrast a variety of theoretical frameworks to understanding dynamics within families.
- Choose a family (for this assignment this can be your own family)
- Refer to the Boxs and Figures in your text in developing a family genogram and eco map.
- Use the symbols posted in the Figure in your text
- Include birth/death dates, relationships, and health problems/risks
- Complete an in depth analysis of the information gained in the genogram and eco map.
- In writing up your analysis use high quality/scholarly writing skills.
- Use references more than 2 references less than 5 years and peer review