Family Assessment: Diagnose Health Conditions of Families Family assessments are performed in community health nursing to diagnose health conditions of families and assist them to identify their community resources and the strengths that can be utilized in improving the health outcomes of the family. The Friedman Family Assessment model provides a framework that can be used a guide to assess the functioning of a family in six dimensions by using identification data, environmental data, developmental stage and history, family structure, family functions and the family stress, adaptation and coping. The purpose of this paper is to discuss a family assessment of the fictional Morrison family in Mary Lawson's novel Crow Lake using the Friedman...The end:
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