For this assignment, you will collect, analyze, and synthesize data from a variety of sources to gain an understanding of family strengths, values, and needs related to physical and social determinants of health to promote the health and well-being of the family unit.

For this assignment:

  1. Enter Sentinel City and click the map to locate the Health Department. Enter the Health Department and walk into the interview room. Once you enter the room, the Family Support Assessment Form will be available.
  2. Complete the Family Support Assessment Form by asking the client predetermined questions. Be sure to fill out the entire form. You can repeat the assessment if needed. Click on Save and Review to open a PDF. Make any needed changes. Save the PDF to your computer. In the simulation, when the form is completed, click ‘Submit.
  3. Then, outside of Sentinel City, develop a determinant of health assessment to address the potential concerns for this family.
    1. Which determinants of health do you think this family reflects and why?
    2. Select a health theory you have learned about that could explain this family’s actions and beliefs.
    3. What are some potential future issues that could impact this family based on your assessment?
    4. What interventions could be used to assist this family? What did you learn from completing this assessment in Sentinel City?