This is a cultural genogram showing fam attitude. The cultural genogram is used as an instructional tool to teach health care workers how to address patients' and families' cultural beliefs and practices in a systematic manner. Performing a cultural genogram is an important aspect of being a competent helping professional. Effectiveness is dependent on emotional and psychological boundaries. Doing a cultural genogram brings subconscious processes to the surface, and as a result, professionals are far less inclined to impose their will on others, particularly those who may be their customers and are vulnerable.