Families and Children
For this discussion, answer the questions that follow. Consider the intentions and philosophy of social work when formulating your response. Provide examples to illustrate and references to support your claims. Rely on both your readings and the film as an intellectual foundation for your response and avoid giving your personal opinions based on any personal observations or experiences.
Why do families and children occupy a central place in social work?
How have social problems concerning families and children changed or remained stable over time?
What is the American mindset about families? How are families defined in American society, and how does this influence what social workers do with families?