Review the Barnes Family Timeline for the years 1994-2004 and focus on Samantha. Then, respond to the prompts below.
For this discussion, I would like for you to assess the possible challenges that Samantha will face when she is 9 years old and her adoptive mother dies. Please discuss how you believe her previous life experiences will influence Samantha’s resilience, or lack thereof, regarding the loss of her adoptive mother and the grief of her adoptive father. In your initial post, please include:
Experiences that you infer will affect Samantha’s reaction to her adoptive mother’s death.
Behaviors you suspect Samantha will exhibit.
Identified intervention principles that should be employed to help Samantha.