Please read the following chapter in your text:

Chapter 19: Multisystemic Therapy as a Strengths-Based Model for Working with Multiproblem Families
Chapter 19 discusses multi-problem families using a multisystemic model. A review of Bronfenbrenners ecological model is discussed and applied to multi-problem family systems. The chapter concludes by discussing strengths- and deficits-based models for working with families who experience chronic family problems.

Working with Multi-Problem Families

Chapter 19 of the text reviewed multi-problem families using a multisystemic model. It is important for human services professionals to have an understanding of the role family environments play in determining whether or not multiple problems arise within a family system. Please use your readings and research peer-reviewed journal articles to support your post.

Please respond to the following:

1.    Chapter 19 discussed different risk factors related to youth problem behavior at different parts of the social structure (Table 19.1). Choose two of these risk factors and provide a summary of each.

2.    Using the TWO risk factors identified above, create a strengths-based intervention or strategy that could be implemented to increase resilience. Provide a brief summary and explanation of each intervention or strategy.

3.    Consider the risk factors you identified above in terms of public policy. Identify one policy recommendation you would make to address these risk factors. Explain your reasoning.