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FAMILY SYSTEMSFamily SystemsMonique RobinsonGrand Canyon University: SOC-38605/24/20201
FAMILY SYSTEMSFamily SystemsIn the world of sociology, social systems are groups and institutions that work together to become one. “You can think of social systems as a way of breaking down a larger group, such as an entire society, and categorizing them to understand how their interactions combine to create a functional whole” (Social Systems: Definition & Theory, 2016). I have read case study “Using a Family Approach with the Adoptive Family of a Child with Special Needs” and in this essay I will be talking about the adopted child, the family subsystems, boundaries, social systems, and the cultural influences of the family. I will also provide a list of the Micro, mezzo and macro systems in this case. In the study case “Using a Family Approach with the Adoptive Family of a Child with Special Needs” there was the husband Andre Laurent, the wife Marie Clothilde and the adopted child Michel Clothilde. The family have dealt with a tragedy that has changed their lives forever. Andre moved to the United States in the 1990s and Marie came to the United States to be with her sister in 2005. Andre and meet Marie, and they got married in 2007, it was hard for Marie to find a job due to her language barrier, so she worked in low paying jobs. The husband did not have a problem with a language barrier, he worked in IT services in the pharmaceutical industry and that was good money. Although her husband had a good paying job she wanted to continue to work because they took care of their families who lived back in Haiti. After a few years of them being married in 2010 a large earthquake took over Haiti and destroying it and killing all ofMarie family leaving her 10-year-old nephew Michel. The earthquake took away her entire