Hennessy unit 9 assignment.docx

Completed her goals after her retirement she has

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completed her goals after her retirement, she has completed her goals up until then and has done a lot in her life thus far. Using Sandra’s ecomap, describe what systems (influences) are causing the most stress and negative influence on Sandra’s behavior and decision making. The influence that causes the most stress for Sandra is her husband. Her husband negatively effects all other areas of her life. The negative impact of her husband’s behavior makes Sandra depressed and frustrated and causes her to make decisions without thinking about how her husband may feel. Considering stress theory, what are some recommendations a HSP could make to Sandra to help her cope with her trauma/stress that may help her meet her goal of a long life expectancy? Stress takes a toll on life. Sandra has a lot of stress in her life and I would recommend to her that she and her husband should seek some sort of counseling and that she needs some time set aside for herself to destress; such as going for walks, getting her nails done, or spending time with her children. If you were working with Sandra and she provided consent to contact her family, do you believe involving
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INFLUENCES OF ENVIRONMENT ON BEHAVIOR AND THE FAMILY SYSTEM 4 her adult children would make a positive impact to her family system? Why or why not? I do believe that contacting her children would make a positive impact. It is important to have family with you when you are stressed and her children can then better explain why there is little contact between them. Her children may be able to help her reach her goals and maybe they
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