ecomap


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ecomap

 [ek´o-map″]
a family assessment tool consisting of a graphic representation of a family relationship with its environment.
Family ecomap of external relationships. Pictured here are but a few of the many that could be considered. Key: ______ Strong, supportive positive relationship; -----Erratic, conflicted relationship, sometimes supportive and sometimes disruptive; ····Negative, disruptive, or nonexistent relationship. From Betz et al., 1994.

ecomap

(ĕk′ō-măp″)
A family interview and assessment tool that delineates the needs, patterns, and relationships among family members and the environment.
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A genogram and ecomap can be useful tools to capture contextual history graphically and can be amended fairly easily during future consultations as more details emerge.
Multiracial students may explore all sides of their heritage and form a positive sense of self by using interventions such as a genogram or ecomap (Dhooper, 2003, Gibbs, 1989).
The article focused on the use of three measures to facilitate reduction of the proportion of Native Americans in these two systems and to communicate the effects of interventions on the problem: the Disproportionality Diagnositc Tool (DDT), the Race Equity Scorecard, and the Ecomap of community organizations and their impact on Native American families.
Exploration of children's networks was made using an ecomap (Heptinstall et al, 2001).
We leveraged Oakland's ecosystem mapping process, ECOMAP (Figure 1), to allow us to efficiently evaluate and connect to an entire world of possibilities.
Construct a goal-oriented ecomap, including a "diabetes environment.
The ecomap (or ecological map) was developed to depict a family's or individual's experience within an environment or domain.
87) Through use of the ecomap, a family case manager can learn about the relationship of a family member to a place of worship, a community center, a public housing complex, a city social service agency, etc.
Other assessments included an Ecomap, which is a pictorial constellation of external support of the family identifying associations such as work, church, extended family, social contacts and others; and Genogram, which is a pedigree, usually completed with active participation by the family (Wong, 1996).
Some clients prefer having a specific framework around which to organize their thoughts, such as a spiritual ecomap.
The Ecomap displays the strength of relationships in a network.