Genogram Example: Common Genogram Sample

The best way to understand Genogram is to look at some examples of Genogram and start drawing your own. You can now modify the Genogram example below using Visual Paradigm's online Genogram tool.

What is Genogram?

A genogram is a family map or history that uses special symbols to describe relationships, major events, and the dynamics of a family over multiple generations. Conventional family trees might have names and relationships listed next to images or within shapes, however, these type of family trees can often be deprived of a lot of information. But are Tom and Mary twins, are the listed parents their biological parents or were they adopted? You can answer all these questions in the form of a Genogram.

How to create a Genogram?

Have you ever wondered how to draw Genogram with a diagram tool like Visio but with more great diagramming features? VP Online Diagrams is the answer.

  1. Create a blank Genogram.
  2. From the diagram palette, select the shapes you need and drop them onto the diagram. Arrange and connect shapes with connector lines.
  3. When you are done, save it (File > Save as) to our cloud repository for future access. You can also export your diagram into an image (PNG, SVG, JPG, PDF and more) and share it with your co-workers.

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