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And so on. Martin and O’Connor (1989) observed that a family of five can have 25 subsystems in addition to the core system of all five members. The number of subsystems increases geometrically with family size. If family arrangements are 32 2. 1. The Social Systems Model the problem, the practitioner needs to understand the family system in its totality as well as its subsystems. The analysis of a family is not the sum of the analysis of its individual members. There are characteristics of the system, that is, interactional patterns, that transcend the qualities of individual members .
Conflict or dysfunction in a system is likely to yield a mixture of positive and negative results, that is identifying conflicts and dysfunction can also have the benefit of bringing positive aspects or strengths of the system to light. Finally, the tendency to maintain a steady state may result in forces that resist or work against change. While a particular situation may be dysfunctional for some elements of a social system, and even for the system as a whole, it may be functional for certain other elements.
Verb and subject. State the condition to be met. For example: To reduce delinquency To improve study habits To provide case management To reduce caloric intake 2. The rate or amount. State how much. 3. The time frame. State when the program will end and when the objective is to be achieved. Generally, two types of objectives are recognized. Process Objectives and Outcome Objectives. Process objectives are statements about the program operation or services to be delivered, which, it is presumed, will lead to the desired The Process of Intervention 25 results.