CNL-500 Topic 6: Comparison Worksheet
Directions: Choose two family systems theories (Bowenian, Structural, Strategic, or Satir) and one individual counseling theory
studied in this course (any theory studied in topics 1-5) and compare the three theories.
Part 1: Create a hypothetical family. Develop a scenario that has caused this family to seek counseling. The scenario should be 150-
250 words in length. Be sure to include the following in the scenario: 1) Identify the members of the family; 2) The problem/focus of
therapy; 3) Family rules which enabled the problem to continue; and 4) rationale for who the identified patient (IP) is.
Part 2: Complete the specific fields listed in the chart for each theory chosen. All sections will require a 50-75-word description
except for the section where you list the three treatment interventions. Include a minimum of six scholarly resources in addition to the
course textbook and in-text citation as appropriate. Include a full APA reference for the resources used below.