Family Roles Worksheet

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Family roles shape how we interact with each other in the family system. They create and maintain a balance within the family setting and reflect the division of responsibilities and tasks.

Family roles are assigned to different family members affecting how members interact. They control other members’ expectations and help maintain balance. 

What Are The Theories Behind This Worksheet?

  1. Family Systems Theory

This human behavior theory defines a family as a complex social system where members interact to influence each other’s behavior. It is a theory designed to comprehend the human function that emphasizes establishing a connection between people in a family.

  1. Family Therapy

This type of psychotherapy focuses on the improvement of family relationships and behavior. It is designed to address specific issues affecting the health and functioning of a family.

How Will This Worksheet Help You?

This worksheet will help you identify and understand each member’s role in establishing deep, meaningful, and safe relationships.

How Should You Use This Worksheet?

This worksheet should be used when family members neglect their roles and responsibilities. Additionally, it can be used when members want to reflect and take more initiative in their family roles.

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