Discuss the stages/phases of family – professional partnerships as outlined in Chapter 9 of Hanson & Lynch, Understanding Families. Then discuss what you can do as a professional to improve communication with families. Read the case studies presented on page 224-225 of Hanson & Lynch and discuss what the practitioner did well to foster communication and collaboration. What else would you do, in regard to this case study to promote further communication and collaboration? PLEASE COVER ALL ASPECTS OF THE ASSIGNMENT! Separate the Q & A assignment NO COVER SHEET NEEDED Discuss the importance of family – professional alliances as outlined in Chapter 9 of Hanson & Lynch, Understanding Families. Discuss each myth of family-centered practice and incorporate what you should do as a professional to ensure you are providing family-centered practice to the families you may work with in the future. Lastly, be sure to discuss your own personal comfort in providing family-centered services and the obstacles that you may encounter in the future.