Analysis of Understanding Family Resilience by Joan Patterson
The Family Belief System is the manner of the family in viewing the crisis they are experiencing and how the family members interpret and treat those sufferings. It is also using the event as an opportunity for the family to engage in spiritual practices like praying, attending mass, and other means to enhance their religious relationships or connections. The second step which is the Organizational Pattern is implementing action and starting on the change and development the family aims to accomplish. It is also supporting each family member in their decisions that would affect the state of the family and also support coming from the community. The last step in Walsh’s three processes is the Communication or Problem-Solving Processes which is giving solutions that may be feasible coming from the members and non- members of the family. Basically, it is sharing one’s opinion regarding the solution or right action for the family to respond to the internal and external stress.
The three steps as stated above that were formulated by Walsh is timely for those who got affected by the super typhoon, Yolanda. The damage the devastating calamity had brought to various families should be