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which prevents that extra income from coming into the household (Aldwin & Igarashi, 2012). Another intervention would be to alleviate the stressor that is associated with the problem (Langer & Lietz, 2015). In using this intervention with Luisa and her financial burden, we can find ways in which she can receive financial support to alleviate some stress. Hope is another intervention that can be used when assisting the family. Hope is the belief that a positive outcome is possible (Langer & Lietz, 2015). It is important that you remind that family that they are able to recover from this stressful situation and that they will be able to “restore their overall well-being when faced with demanding and traumatic circumstances” (Martin, Distelberg, & Elahad, 2015, p. 165). Overall, when reading through the case example you get a clear understanding of the concepts and how they are relative with the said case example. All these concepts provide great insight on how you can help the client in solving their problems. Once you can evaluate the case,you can provide interventions based on the strengths perspective that will assist the family. In 5
EVALUATING SOCIAL SYSTEM STRUCTURES this case resilience can assist the family to overcome their challenges by focusing on the strengths and looking at the capacity for growth. 6
EVALUATING SOCIAL SYSTEM STRUCTURES ReferencesAldwin, C., & Igarashi, H. (2012). An ecological model of resilience in late life. Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 32(1), 115–130. doi:10.1891/01988794.32.115Dale, O., Smith, R., (2013). “Human behavior and the social environment: social systems theory”7th Ed. Retrieved from -resources/pearson/2012/human-behavior-and-the-social-environment_social-systems-theory_ebook_7e.phpEarly, TJ, & GlenMaye, LF. (2000). Valuing families: Social work practice with families from a strengths perspective. Social Work, 45(2), 118–130. -org.lopes.idm.oclc.org/sw/45.2.118Langer, C. L., & Lietz, C. (2015). Applying theory to generalist social work practice. Retrieved from Martin, A. S., Distelberg, B. J., & Elahad, J. A. (2015). The relationship between family resilience and aging successfully. American Journal of Family Therapy, 43(2), 163–179. 7