Purpose: The purpose of this assignment is to understand that children’s behavio
Purpose: The purpose of this assignment is to understand that children’s behaviors do not exist independent of their family. The family environment is an important aspect to help understand and help the child through problematic behaviors.
Assignment: Utilizing the family systems approach (taking into account the multiple sub-systems as presented on page 3 & 4 of the powerpoint), pretend you are a counselor working with a three year old with a behavioral issue.
Come up with a behavioral or emotional issue that might be common for a three-year old child.
Explain how you would approach this issue using the family systems framework bringing in some of the seven principles listed in the powerpoint.
What are some challenges you might expect when incorporating such a framework?