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    The family system consists of subsystems, known as the group of individuals who contribute various functions to form a complex and unitary whole. To understand the family, we must analyze them whole and not individual. The whole is distinctly diverse from the simple sum of the contributions of individual members. The family system theory is used by social workers as a framework for assessing family relationships to comprehend issues that may arise within the context of family relationships (Collins

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    A family system is basically what makes up your family. It might be as small as a husband and a wife and as large as all the extended members of the family including the adopted ones. AS long as there is a certain bond and contact among each other enough to become family then certainly that is a family system. Just like any other units, a family is a unit that has its healthy and unhealthy habits. These habits bring out the well-being of a family in terms of trust, communication, respect and last

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    within the family. One can use The Family Systems Theory to be able to better understand divorce and its negative consequences. The Family Systems Theory views family as an emotional unit and individuals cannot be understood by themselves; they are understood better as a family as a whole (Hammond, Cheney, Pearsey). This theory views divorce as a negative thing that also has negative consequences. A family will fall apart if it is not made up of all of the typical members of a family (i.e. father

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    Within every family exists a system within itself. Family systems theory proposes that each family member affects the other, which contributes to the overall dynamic of the family system. In every family, there are three concepts that govern how a family functions, whether positive or negative. Homeostasis is how members attempt to keep order and control, feedback is how they communicate and bond with each other, and boundaries are how the family creates clear lines of contact between each other

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    Family Systems Theory Columbia College Katie Jasper Mrs. Terri Carter Abstract The attached paper is an overview of The Family Systems Theory. Which is based on the work and research of Dr. Bowen. This is an significant theoretical approach within group counseling and therapy. It focuses on the role and impact of the person 's original family to identify negative patterns. Evidence is used within the paper to showcase the appropriate usage and application of the theory

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    analyze this Family is with the Family system theory. This theory states that the family functions as a system Within this system are rules, power structures and different patterns of communication. In this theory the family is seen as a whole rather than as its individual parts. We also assume that the family functions off of circular causality and redundancy principle plays a role in the family rules. The concepts that I am going to use to describe this family will include; family cohesion, communication

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    There is great controversy over the meaning of “normal” and “healthy” when it comes to development and family systems. Heathly and normal can be a matter of perspective and culture. Research has provided the understanding that what happens to a child during the developmental phases of life affect them conscious and unconsciously; with the most effect coming from within the family system. Roehlkepartain reports that spiritual development is an essential aspect that can either be a catalyst towards

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    Systems Theory and Family Functioning Systems theory is a lens with which to view human behavior in relation to interactions with different systems, such as family, school, work, and community (Rogers, 2016). Assessing how families function through a systems theory lens allows social workers to examine and understand the different systems that affect the family and the individual. It is a necessary tool in identifying how a family functions in relation to the systems in which it exists as well

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    Family Systems and Healthy Development Liberty University Family Systems and Healthy Development In today’s world, families are dynamic and interdependent systems. The developmental processes of the children in the family are deeply affected by how the family system operates. However, a family’s structure does not determine whether it is a healthy family system or not. Today, families consist of single parents, stepparents, divorced parents, remarried parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles

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    stood out to me were family systems theory by Dr. Murray Bowen and the Individuality and togetherness forces. Dr. Murray Bowen had a unique way of thinking, he had an idea that “the basic unit of emotional

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