Table of Contents

YOUR FAMILY YOUR FUTURE

PART ONE: GETTING STARTED

You, Your Family, and Stress:


Stress — @a child’s perspective:



signs of family stress



You, Your Family, and Low Self-esteem:


Low Self-esteem — a child’s perspective:



signs of low self-esteem



You, Your Family, and Depression:


Depression — a child’s perspective:



signs of depression



You, Your Family, and Mental Illness:


Mental Illness — a child’s perspective:



signs of mental illness



You, Your Family, and Learning Problems:


signs of learning problems



You, Your Family, and Social Problems (ONE):


signs of social problems (one)



You, Your Family, and Social Problems (TWO):


signs of social problems (two)



You, Your Family, and Value Problems:


signs of value problems



You, Your Family, and Abuse:


Abuse — a child’s perspective:



signs of abuse



PART TWO: FAMILY FUNCTIONING

Figure One: getting along


TJ’S Family:


What’s wrong with TJ’s family?



Tools & Shortcuts:


Figure Two: individual risk



Marital Risk:


Figure Three: marital risk



Practicing Assessing Marital Risk:



Parent Risk:


Figure Four: parent risk



Getting Along Risk:


Figure Five: getting along risk



Relationship Risk:@



Communication Risk:



Problem Solving Risk:



Decision Making Risk:



Scoring Getting Along Risk:



PART THREE: DYNAMIC UNDERSTANDING

ONE someone to talk to


Risk Points:



TWO coming back home


Risk Points:



THREE from bliss to bad outcomes


Risk Points:



FOUR who gets Jess?


Risk Points:



FIVE i’ll bet my lawyer can whip your lawyer


Risk Points:



SIX a second chance


Risk Points:



SEVEN no one took Jess