Wooten Journal 4.docx - Em Balestrini In a family there is the idea of roles including role taking role evaluation and role allocation Role taking

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Em Balestrini 11/27/18 In a family, there is the idea of roles including: role taking, role evaluation, and role allocation. Role taking describes when a family member takes on a particular role, such as a peacemaker or mediator. Role evaluation occurs when someone decides how well a role is being played, like if the so-called mediator cannot solve any problems. Role allocation happens when a necessary role is not being filled, for example a sister being put into a motherly role by her siblings. This happened in my family when I was younger, because my mom went back to work, which left me in charge of my sisters after school for a few hours. There is also a phenomenon called role ambiguity, which can mostly affect the ‘step-family’. These roles can also be
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