Read Chapter 2 Approaching Assessment: Step-by-Step, of the text “Working with Children, Adolescents, and their families,” respond to the following questions
- Why is it important to have the family permission to conduct the initial and ongoing interviews. Have you considered this when working with individuals in your practicum settings? How do you approach the initial interview? What apprehensions do you have when beginning interviews?
- Using the Flow Chart 1: Assessment Process on page 28, PHASE II step 8 Family Life Map, develop a family assessment map of your immediate family (you and your children, husband/partner) or (You and your parents, siblings). see example on page 45 of the “Working with Children, Adolescents, and their Families” assigned text.