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The concepts of the family having changed means that professionals who help couples deal with their problems have to reassess their conceptions of the family as a unit. One of the major interventions in the process of thought in the field of families was the queer family, which according to some developed during the eighties when there was an AIDS scare (O’Connell, 2011). The problems that two people of the same sex may have regarding their marriage have also become a part of what marriage counselors have to deal with.
An understanding of the purpose of family education and counseling too is a necessary feature of the job of the professional. He or she has to understand what the family requires out of a session of help. There may be various changes that a family may be looking to bring about, including changes in lifestyle and personal habits, including the setting of certain targets to meet.
There may be certain topics that a family may wish to talk of and some that they may want to avoid. The counselor has to keep this in mind while he is performing his duty. Apart from this, his knowledge may not suffice for him to give an opinion on certain matters and help, if rendered in such cases, can be quite harmful. Such cases must be referred to specialists in other fields.
Different members of a family may have different opinions regarding the process of learning and while some individuals in a family may prefer to learn on an individual level, there may be others who prefer working as a group. The professional has to take care of such difficulties while dealing with a family. There may also be cultural differences between the different parties involved that may affect the process of learning and these need to be taken into account while the counselor is at work.
Understanding a family and helping them would require the members of the family and the professionals who help them
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The author claims that there is evidence to suggest that poor disciplinary methods and lack of monitoring by the parents are associated violent, criminal delinquent behaviour in children and this is irregardless of socioeconomic ethnicity. Thus, it is very important for parents to be involved with their children and monitor their functioning.
The authors clearly indicated that the purpose of the study is to present and report an observational study using 11 family group meetings (FGMs) in the context of child protection where the setting was in Queensland, Australia. Concurrently, the article aimed to determine “how FGMs facilitate or hinder family’s inclusion in making decisions related to their children’s well-being and protective needs” (Healy, Darlington, & Yellowlees, 2012, p.
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in Coon 112), and they learn to develop emotional attachment right from their infancy with the help of “a number of attributes that help them to maintain contact with others and do elicit care giving” (Shaffer 142).
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