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Running head: FAMILY ANALYSIS 1Family Analysis ProjectUniversity of Texas at Arlington
FAMILY ANALYSIS PROJECT2Family Analysis ProjectAccording to Friedman, Bowden, and Jones (2003), the family forms the basic unit of oursociety as well as strong influences the development of an individual and may determine the success or failure of that person’s life. The family should be treated as a whole, and when one member of the family becomes ill, it affects everyone leading to role changes during the illness. Description of FamilyThe family is a nuclear family composed of the husband Francis, wife Constance and their one-year-old son Elijah. Both parents are 25 years old, Francis is an active duty enlisted member in the Navy and Constance is a stay at home mom with a Bachelors degree in Political Science. Sociocultural DataThis family will be considered middle class as he is active duty and with. Both are from are from Philippines families, but due to their lack of the tagalong language, they are considered “coconuts” by the other Philippines. This family will be considered in the poverty level, but due to the military offering housing, and other benefits, I consider this family middle class. Constance has a Bachelors degree in Political science, and Francis has an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice and joined the military to support his family.