 Dr.   Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LMHC, CRC, NCC
A  comprehensive approach
 The core of the flower is the clinician-family
  partnership
 The stem symbolizes advocacy a...
 The petals
     Assess family needs
 
     Sustain caring environment
 
     Identify resources and support
 
     Ed...
 Doyou have previous experience utilizing the
 Flower Empower method? What would you
 say are its benefits or drawbacks? ...
 Recognize family assessment of   the situation
  as essential
 Respect the important role of family
 Determine the des...
 Therapeutic questions
 Identify the family unit
 Identify individuals strengths
 Within the   context of the family
 Identify if assistance is required to
  strengthen the family
 Information
      F...
 Asa clinician, do you include questions about
 the family’s spiritual identification as part of
 your assessment? Please...
 Sources
     Intrafamilial (within)
 
     Extrafamilial (outside)
 
     Interfamilial (between)
 
 Issues
     The...
It is important for nurses to recognize their own

    assumptions and values about families and
    cultural beliefs, an...
 Target groups
     Clinicians
 
     Families
 
     Policymakers
 
     Public
 
 Information to
               as...
 Asa clinician, what are several ways you
 determine if adequate resources and support
 to meet the needs of the family a...
 Ensures staff is oriented to   family-centered
  care
 Ensures clinicians can effectively access
  resources
 Provides...
 Ensure appropriate staffing levels and
  placement
 Implement family-centered practices and
  policies
 Create work en...
 Lobbying
     Family care giving
 
     Public education about the legitimacy of family
 
     caregivers
     Consist...
 How are you advocating for family-centered
 practice? What are some ways you can
 increase your involvement in this area...
 Assessment of organizational readiness
 Involvement of   direct and indirect members
 Dedication
 Ongoing opportuniti...
 Assessment of environmental readiness
 Planning and  implementing evaluation
 Identifying and securing required resour...
 The Flower Empower model provides a
 simple, but comprehensive framework for
 the clinician-family partnership.
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  1. 1.  Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LMHC, CRC, NCC
  2. 2. A comprehensive approach  The core of the flower is the clinician-family partnership  The stem symbolizes advocacy activities and policy changes  The leaves symbolize vision, values and principles
  3. 3.  The petals Assess family needs  Sustain caring environment  Identify resources and support  Educate   The roots symbolize grounding in Responsibility  Resources  Respect  Results  Recognition 
  4. 4.  Doyou have previous experience utilizing the Flower Empower method? What would you say are its benefits or drawbacks? Please share your experiences in the discussion forum. Thank you.
  5. 5.  Recognize family assessment of the situation as essential  Respect the important role of family  Determine the desired degree of family involvement  Negotiate the roles of clinician and family within the partnership  Listen  Engage in participatory dialog  Recognize patterns  Highlight family strengths
  6. 6.  Therapeutic questions  Identify the family unit  Identify individuals strengths
  7. 7.  Within the context of the family  Identify if assistance is required to strengthen the family  Information Family structure  Environmental characteristics  Family strengths  Family supports  Family perception of events  Degree of involvement desired by family 
  8. 8.  Asa clinician, do you include questions about the family’s spiritual identification as part of your assessment? Please share your experiences and thoughts in our discussion forum. Thank you.
  9. 9.  Sources Intrafamilial (within)  Extrafamilial (outside)  Interfamilial (between)   Issues The family  Concerns and sense of vulnerability  Information needs 
  10. 10. It is important for nurses to recognize their own  assumptions and values about families and cultural beliefs, and adjust their care accordingly. families are unique, diverse, and change over time  families in transition can make informed decisions  families have expert knowledge and skills that help  them determine their own needs and respond to expected and unexpected life events. partnerships with families are built upon mutual  trust, honesty, and collaboration partnerships support and strengthen families  families should be supported in their choices  family members and the client may have different  and conflicting needs nurses can help support family situations 
  11. 11.  Target groups Clinicians  Families  Policymakers  Public   Information to assist families in managing expected or unexpected life events
  12. 12.  Asa clinician, what are several ways you determine if adequate resources and support to meet the needs of the family are available? Please share your responses in the discussion forum. Thank you.
  13. 13.  Ensures staff is oriented to family-centered care  Ensures clinicians can effectively access resources  Provides ongoing opportunities for professional development
  14. 14.  Ensure appropriate staffing levels and placement  Implement family-centered practices and policies  Create work environment conducive to promoting family involvement  Develop employee assistance programs promoting family health  Ensure policies promote work-life balance
  15. 15.  Lobbying Family care giving  Public education about the legitimacy of family  caregivers Consistency in funding for respite care and  research Mechanisms within organizations for family 
  16. 16.  How are you advocating for family-centered practice? What are some ways you can increase your involvement in this area? Please share your responses in the discussion forum. Thank you.
  17. 17.  Assessment of organizational readiness  Involvement of direct and indirect members  Dedication  Ongoing opportunities for collaboration  Opportunities for personal reflection
  18. 18.  Assessment of environmental readiness  Planning and implementing evaluation  Identifying and securing required resources for implementation  Identifying a well-developed, evidence- based clinical practice guideline  Identification, assessment and engagement of stakeholders
  19. 19.  The Flower Empower model provides a simple, but comprehensive framework for the clinician-family partnership.

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