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Discussion Question

Rosie’s mother has a drug problem and often sleeps well past the time her children need to get up for school. Rosie takes it upon herself to get her siblings up, give them breakfast, and get ready for school. She, being the oldest child, has been assuming more and more responsibility for tasks around the house.

Answer the following:

o Which of the four most common roles in family systems do you think Rosie is taking on?

o What are the potential long-term consequences for Rosie in taking on these heavy

responsibilities?

o What message do you think Rosie’s role as “second mom” sends to her siblings about

Rosie and their mother?

In this assignment you will be discussing the effects of a parent's drug use on an oldest child, left

responsible for caring for the younger children. Please be sure that you have covered the following

points in your response:

· Identified TWO long-term consequences for Rosie in assuming the role of a parent.

· Identified which of the most common roles in family systems Rosie is taking on and demonstrated an

awareness of role confusion within a family system.

· Described AT LEAST ONE way Rosie’s surrogate role as “mother” may confuse her younger siblings.

Don't forget to:

Apply your text and/or lecture readings to your response

Check for spelling and grammar errors before submitting

Use APA format citations and references

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Discussion Question

Rosie’s mother has a drug problem and often sleeps well past the time her children need to get up

for school. Rosie takes it upon herself to get her siblings up, give them breakfast, and get ready

for school. She, being the oldest child, has been assuming more and more responsibility for tasks

around the house.

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