This essay focuses on a high school student. a theoretical orientation and written in a scholarly manner. Papers will be 2-3 pages in length
Please read vignette and answer the question below. Responses should be based on a theoretical orientation and written in a scholarly manner. Papers will be 2-3 pages in length not including a title page, APA format (Times New Roman, 12-Point font, one inch margins, running head). Your paper will be graded on the completeness of your answers.
Christina (age 13) has lived with her grandmother, aunt, and younger siblings since she was eight. She has no contact with her mother or father. Christina’s grandmother has threatened to send her away. For this reason, Christina does not believe that she will remain in her grandmother’s care for more than another year.
Christina would like to live with her friends. However, since Christina is generally happy living with her family, her second choice is to continue living where she is. Christina perceives that her grandmother has negative expectations for her future. According to Christina, her grandmother thinks Christina will end up like her mother — a “drug addict” and “always in trouble with the police.” In fact, the police arrested Christina after she beat someone up near her home. Since then, Christina’s grandmother.
of who I have become in life. It was my aunt and uncle who drove me around looking at colleges as a high school student and encouraging me for higher education. My grandparents financed my college education. My family has always been there for me, in good times and not so good times. If it wasn’t for my mother, I am not sure where I would be today. Since I got divorced 12 years ago, my mother has help me financially to stay in my home and meet the needs of my growing kids.”
– Nina Aliprandi (Board Chair), Director of Program Services, Maryville Academy
“Family for me represents the foundation of self, and a unity of acceptance, unconditional sacrifices, joy, support and love that is build on a continuum of resilience, and journey in humility from the past, current and future generations