Phase 2

Family Genogram

Understanding the Diagram

A genogram is a visual tool used to describe family members and their relationship to each other. Understanding family dynamics is an important part of the assessment process.

Diagram of the Family Genogram

Answer the following (refer to the Genogram, as needed):

  1. What family and community resources might be available to help Virginia Stone care for her mother?

  2. Which family members do you believe should be involved in helping the family overcome their unresolved grief? Why?