How much energy and attention does a family require of its members to sustain stability? How much room does the family allow for its members to pursue their individual interests and directions over time? This presentation explores variation in goal direction and its impact on the functioning of the nuclear family by examining the findings of a longitudinal family study.

Phillip Klever, MSW maintains a private practice in Kansas City, MO. This lecture was recorded live on January 17, 2019.