[SOLVED] The Family Functioning Debate
Objective: Apply family functioning to child abuse assessment concepts and identify characteristics of abused children and adults; Differentiate between family functioning through a culturally competent lens. Instructions: The primary topic of study this week is family functioning in connection with minority family systems. Why is there a debate when discussing diversity + child abuse? Why is it important to study minority family systems in connection with child abuse? What lens must social workers look through when working with diverse/minority families? Why would child abuse look differently depending on the family origin, rituals, and customs? How might families from diverse backgrounds interpret child abuse? Choose one of the family types below and discuss what social workers must know in order to effectively address topics of child abuse with the family. In essence, what things might you assess, overall, when working with any of the family types below as a child safety professional. African American Families Hispanic American Families Asian and ***Pacific Islander Families***(please use Pacific Islanders ‘Samoa’)*** Native American Families Write in APA writing style and format – You must use 3rdperson perspective (remove personal pronouns and write objectively, without opinion. If you use opinion, support opinions with in-text citations from scholarly sources, use page numbers for direct quotes, and if you paraphrase from sources, include citations. At the bottom of your post, include a reference list).
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