Genograms are useful to human and social services professionals because they provide a visual representation of relationships, emotional bonds, and patterns that exist in an individual’s or family’s past or present. They can be useful not only to help the professional identify the patterns but also as a great tool to help explain patterns to clients.
For this Assignment, you gain experience completing a genogram by constructing one of you and a nonfamily member.
- Review the Genogram Template document in this week’s Learning Resources. Follow the directions provided in the template to complete your genogram.
- Complete a genogram, using the template in the Learning Resources, of you and a nonfamily member.