Family Theory Application Analytical Essay by Calwriter

Family Theory Application
An examination of the theoretical frameworks applicable to family treatment, with a focus on ecology theory.
# 59132 | 1,454 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2005 | US
Published on Jun 05, 2005 in Sociology (General) , Medical and Health (General) , Psychology (General)

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The purpose of this paper is to select one of the theoretical frameworks that is applicable to family treatment, and it chooses the 'ecology theory'. Addressed are the essential features of the theoretical framework contained in this theory, as well as the relationships that this framework proposes. Further, the values underlying the theory are examined and the applicability of the theoretical framework for the study of families and as a basis for care of families. Specific examples are provided of the application to a particular population or situation involving family care. The published evidence for the usefulness of the theory, as well as the overall strengths and weaknesses of the theory, are examined. Finally, the congruency of the theory with formed ideas and beliefs about families and care of families are briefly discussed.

Statement of Thesis
Essential Features of the "Ecology Theory"
Validity and Congruence of Theory
Building Blocks Underlying the Theory
Application of the Theory
Summary and Conclusion

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