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Brooklyn Family Tale

Please watch the film, A Brooklyn Family Tale
1. Family Strengths

Using the literature, define the strengths perspective and its relevance to social work with families.What do you see as the strengths of the individuals in the Santiago-Castro-Cruz family, and in the family as a whole?Why is identifying strengths useful when working with working with families? Please refer to the literature in your response.
2. Family Resilience

Using the literature, define resilience and describe its relevance to social work practice with families.Based on this definition, in what ways do you see the Santiago-Castro-Cruz family as resilient?
3. Assessing the Impact of the Environment on the Family

In what ways are the family’s struggles related to their environment and to socio-cultural factors?Why is it important to assess the impact of environmental factors on the family? Please use the literature to substantiate your response.

How might you go about assessing the impact of environmental factors on the family? Please use the literature to substantiate your response.