Family Assessment

Oral Case Presentation/Family Assessment

Identifying Information and Presenting Issues

The family presents as a mother, her 4-year-old daughter and the mother's partner. The mother is Liz Rochaleau who was recently divorced and moved into a new situation with her daughter Jackie. Liz's partners name is Katie. The couple has only been living together for a short period of time, and during that interval Katie has been having issues at daycare. She seems tired, withdrawn and sometimes he clothing is unkempt.

Pre-engagement Process

Read the entire case file, look into research on similar cases, find out all of the people who could possibly shed some light on the case, and make sure and understand all of the regulations and ethical entanglements that could be involved.


The family needs to be approached carefully for two reasons. First Liz is a recently divorced mother who may not react well to...
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