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Your original response to the Discussion topic should be at least 350 words and should reflect the fact that you have completed the Reading and activities. Use your words wisely so that the posting has substance and includes examples and explanations. Best practice is to include citations and a reference list.

Take time to review the responses of your classmates and respond specifically and substantially to at least two other students’ postings.

Please use your chapter readings and use the Library to research peer-reviewed studies to respond to the following:

In Chapter 1 of your text, you were introduced to family problems, theories, and resiliency in families. Chapter 15 included a discussion on elder abuse and theories in helping elder abuse victims. Within the theoretical constructs, information is presented of why actions are chosen and subsequent interventions are needed to address these actions. It is imperative that professionals apply interventions that meet the needs of clients to increase resiliency.

Please use your chapter readings and use the Kaplan Library to research peer-reviewed studies to respond to the following:

  • Identify the various family problems present which result in the need for human service assistance.
  • What are four theoretical applications related to family problems and elders?
  • Applying theory to practice is required to assist at-risk populations. Above, you have chosen several theories related to family problems. Apply one theory listed to how human service professionals can increase resiliency in families.
  • Apply one theory listed above to how human service professionals can help victims who are later in life experiencing abuse.