Genogram: Family and Grandmother Essay

1357 Words Apr 13th, 2013 6 Pages
Family Genogram Project

Liberty University

Family Genogram Project The purpose of a student construing a genogram is to help a student gain an understanding of his/her family background. By gaining knowledge of one family it can help the student assist other understand how to help their clients. However, genograms backbone is a graphic depiction of how different family member are biologically, legally, and emotionally related to one another from one generation to the next (McGoldrick, Gerson &Petry, 2007, p.21). A genogram display “family information graphically in a way that provides a quick gestalt of complex family patterns; as such they are a rich source of hypotheses about how clinical problem evolve in the context
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I have a close relationship with my family. My example of a good relationship is my mother and grandmother interaction with one another. They are so awesome to be around, they act like they are still in their youths. For example, when we go to my grandmother home for holidays my mother has the same job of preparing the food for my grandmother. However, that has been her job since she was a young girl. My mother is my favorite person in this entire world. She raised me and taught me everything I know about how to be a woman. I love her more than anything on this earth. I don't think words can express how much I love and appreciate her for being there to guild me though my good and bad times. The following paper outline the assessment and analysis of the three generation of Knight and Spears’ families, its relationship, health pattern, habits, tradition and structure. “Assessing the family will help me understand my family so I can be able to know the key developments in relationship, health, and so on over the life cycle of the family” (McGoldrick, Gerson &Petry,2007.p 3). It will help provide myself with a clear understand of my family. The interview was conducted by my maternal grandmother first generation of ten and my mother in law a second generation of one. When I take a look at my family genogram it is really amazing how much was known on my mother’s side of the family and how little is known about my father’s
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