Write a 950 to 1,000-word paper that describes the importance of family in the health of our society using your practice environment (Skilled Nursing Facility) as a base and 2 or more of the theories presented (see sample theories below). Address the following topics in your paper:
How does a family work as a system in promoting the health of its members?
What is the concept of family most used in your area of nursing practice? Is it the most helpful concept for considering family in nursing practice? Why?
Which of the theories presented in your readings this week is conducive to your area of practice and why?
Use a minimum of four scholarly references.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
FAMILY SOCIAL SCIENCE THEORIES
Family Developmental Theory
Family Interactional Theory
Family Stress Theory
Other Family Social Science Theories
FAMILY THERAPY THEORIES
Interactional/Communication Family Therapy Theory
Structural Family Therapy Theory
Family Systems Therapy Theory
Other Family Therapy Theories
FAMILY NURSING THEORIES: INTEGRATED MODELS
Family Assessment Intervention Model (Family Systems Stressor–Strength Model)
Calgary Family Assessment Model and Calgary Family Intervention Model
The Friedman Family Assessment Model