Module 5 – Lesson 5: Self-Assessment Answer 2

Question

What are some of the benefits of the family-centered system of care approach?

Answer

Some of the benefits of the family-centered system of care approach include:

  • Care coordinators develop a greater range of skills due to increased sensitivity and understanding of families
  • The ease that the care coordinator has in working with the family improves the parent-provider relationship
  • Family-professional collaboration ensures a balance between perceived and real needs of families and their children
  • Family support and advocacy for programs and policies will improve because the family will feel responsibility and ownership for the outcomes of the program
  • Families will feel more competent in meeting their child’s needs
  • The family’s dependence on the system will decrease
  • The family’s dependence on providers will decrease
  • The family’s capacity to meet the needs of the child will increase

 

“Life Care Planning for the Child with Acquired Brain Injury” in Pediatric Life Care Planning and Case Management, Second Edition (p. 465).

“Life Care Planning for the Child with Acquired Brain Injury.” in Pediatric Life Care Planning and Case Management, First Edition (p.668).

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