The Changing American Family
Please respond to the discussion prompt. Discuss the differences between family as a client and family as a system. What are the traditional family functions performed over history that still exist today? Why do some family functions still hold meaning even in modern times? Review the following article The Changing American Family and recall how changes in family landscapes have affected your practice. Use at least one scholarly source other than your textbook to connect your response to national guidelines and evidence-based research in support of your ideas. This is required. In addition, you may also provide an example case, either from personal experience or from the media, which illustrates and supports your ideas. All sources must be referenced and cited using correct APA (including a link to the source). In all posts referencing personal experiences, please be sure to respect and maintain patient and colleague confidentiality.