The Individual Observed For This Competency Is A One Year Old Boy

1382 WordsJun 14, 20156 Pages
Observation Competency The individual observed for this competency is a one-year-old boy. He was born in the United States. However, his family is from Cuba. His mother is twenty-two and his father is twenty-six. The boy lives with his mother, aunt, and grandparents. The father is not living with the child. He lives is another state and has poor contact with his son. The language that is used most of the time in the house is Spanish.The maternal family of the boy is Christian. They are Seventh Day Adventists. As part of their religion, they rest on Saturday and go to church. In addition, they do not eat certain types of food as pork and crab. The mother of the child has not enough time to share with her son because she has to work to support the child and herself. The boy spends most of the day with a woman that is taking care of him. The family lives in a house that inlcudes three bedrooms, one bathroom, a kitchen, a livingroom, a dining room, and a laundry. Both, mother and son sleep in the same bed, and share the same bedroom. The house is mostly clean and organized. They have a cat that states inside of the house the majority of the day. They also have a little yard at the back of the house with some ornamental plants. The boy weights 22 pounds, and his height is 76 inches. The words that he already says are papa, tata, and agua. He also uses the word titi when referring to his aunt. The observation was made in a Sunday afternoon in the living room of the house. The
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