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1Assignment: Life Span InterviewBo KingWalden University
2AbstractIt is essential as a social worker to be able to gather facts about a client’s life span through the interview process. An interview was conducted with Mrs. Sue H., exploring her biological, psychological, and sociological aspects of different phases during her life.
3Assignment: Life Span InterviewProvide a chronological history of the individual’s major life experiences. Identify specific biological, psychological and sociological influences that shaped the individual’s experience.An interview was conducted with Sue H. Mrs. Sue H. is a 67-year-old white female, born in Hamilton, Ohio.Remembering the Past.Mrs. Sue’s earliest memory was when she was 3 years old, she was very sick and kept telling her mother and father she was very sick with her head hurting. Mrs. Sue reported her friends growing up were mainly her brothers and sisters, but neighborhood friends, too. It was not until she was about the age of 8 or 9 she made consistent friends because her family moved around a lot and didn’t stay in one place until then. Mrs. Sue reported she and her family moved every 1 or 2 years, and a lot of them are still her friends. Mrs. Sue reported her favorite things todo for fun growing up were going to the beach, swimming, boating, fishing, and having picnics almost every week with her family. In her middle/adult years, she enjoyed playing cards, had family nights, ate dinner together, and watched roller derbies together. As an older adult, Mrs. Sue enjoys playing bingo, playing cards, hanging out with her family, and spending time with her sisters. Mrs. Sue reported she loved school and she was good at everything. Mrs. Sue reported she had straight A’s and never had to study. Her best subject was math, and worst was science. Mrs. Sue reported when children got sent to the principal office, they got swatted with apaddle and the school didn’t have to ask the children’s parents, as they had permission to do it.