CONSTRUCTING GENOGRAMS WITH CHILDREN IN CARE : IMPLICATIONS FOR CASEWORK PRACTICE

@inproceedings{Altshuler1999CONSTRUCTINGGW,
  title={CONSTRUCTING GENOGRAMS WITH CHILDREN IN CARE : IMPLICATIONS FOR CASEWORK PRACTICE},
  author={Sandra J. Altshuler},
  year={1999}
}
Through case studies, this article highlights the use by caseworkers of genogram construction with children in care. Genogram construction can be an initial engagement tool as well as a way to garner information about the children's view of care and their family systems. It can enhance rapport between caseworkers and children of different ethnicities, support permanency planning efforts for children in kinship foster care, and make it possible for the voices of the children in care to be heard… CONTINUE READING