Individualizing your assessment questions rather than simply reading from a form

Individualizing your assessment questions rather than simply reading from a form can lead to a more comprehensive assessment. Particular questions and activities are useful in developing relationships with both children and parents. Even the order of who you interview first can make a difference.
In this Discussion, you are the social worker assigned to do a thorough ecological-developmental assessment of the two sons in the Hernandez family. Who are you going to see? What questions are you going to ask? Use your Learning Resources to respond to the Discussion post.
Watch the Hernandez Sessions (Transcript attached)
1. Identify three questions you would ask to gather ecological-developmental assessment information related to the two sons in the Hernandez family.
2. Provide a rationale for the importance your questions have to building a complete assessment.
1. Webb, N. B. (2019). Social work practice with children (4th ed.). New York, NY: The Guilford Press.
2. Chapter 3, “Building Relationships With All Relevant Systems”
Chapter 4, “The Biopsychosocial Assessment of the Child”
3. Brendtro, L. K., Mitchell, M. L., Freado, M. D., & du Toit, L. (2012). The developmental audit: From deficits to strengths. Reclaiming Children & Youth, 21(1), 7–13.
Required Media
3. Laureate Education (Producer). (2013). Sessions: Hernandez Family: Episode 1 [Video file]. Retrieved from
Grading Rubic:
1. Discussion posting fully addresses all instruction prompts, including responding to the required number of peer posts.
2. Discussion posting demonstrates an excellent understanding of all of the concepts and key points presented in the text(s) and Learning Resources. Posting provides significant detail including multiple relevant examples, evidence from the readings and other scholarly sources, and discerning ideas.
3. Postings are well organized, use scholarly tone, contain original writing and proper paraphrasing, follow APA style, contain very few or no writing and/or spelling errors

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