Review the Cultural Formulation Interview from the current version of the DSM. As a clinician, how do you foresee this document helping you in your attempts to gain insight into a family and their current lifecycle stage? How could this information be insightful from a case management perspective? What can you learn about previous lifecycles stages when gathering information about a familys culture?
What predicts whether or not a family will get stuck during a transitional stage? What can families do to prevent getting stuck?