Family Empowerment in Specialized Case Management of Social Isolated and Low Self-Esteem Clients Using Theories of Peplau, Henderson and King in Tulungagung
Severe mental disorder not only affecting the individual client but also the family. Different family burden have been identified during providing nursing care to the mentally problem clients, including social burden which is called stigma. The family under stressful situation when taking care of the client for a long period of time required coping strategies either positive or negative. Coping strategies used by the family in caring for the client with mental problem would affect the different stage of clients’ recovery. The purpose of this scientific paper was to describe the family empowerment in case management of social isolated and low self-esteem clients using the theories of Peplau, Henderson and King as an approach. Analysis of Cognitive Therapy (CT), Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Social Skills Training (SST) applied to 7 individual clients and Family Psycho Education (FPE) and Triangle Therapy were conducted to the clients’ family. The result of family empowerment showed the improvement of family participation and client’s ability in boosting self-esteem and social skill, to become more independent and productive.
Key Words: Family Empowerment, Low self-esteem, Social Isolation, Family Psycho Education, and Triangle Therapy