1750: Family EXAM III

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  1. Define "adolescent family".
  2. Define "nuclear family"?
    Nuclear: 2 parents & their children.
  3. Who is included in the "extended family"?
    aunts, uncles, grandparents.
  4. What is a "blended" family?
    When parents bring in unrelated children from previous relationships to form a new family.
  5. What is the norm of a two-parent family to earn income nowadays?
    Both parents work outside the home to make a living.
  6. What is a "binuclear" family?
    When divorced parents assume joint custody of children.
  7. Define "dyadic" nuclear families.
    A family in which the couple does not have children.
  8. What are the 5 major areas of family function?

    (mnemonic: PRESA
    • physical: safe environment
    • economic: financing
    • reproductive: raising children
    • affective and coping: emotional comfort
    • socialization: values, coping mechanisms
  9. Homelessness facts:
    The US has the largest # of homeless women and children.

    Most single-parent families are female-headed (71%).
  10. Functions of family: define..

    behaviors and level of development for each family member
  11. Functions of family: define..

    maintaining boundaries
    family creates boundaries that guide its members
  12. Functions of family: define..

    Adapting to change
    The family changes as new members are added, current members leave, and how each progresses
  13. Functions of family: define..

    Performing family tasks
    • Maintain the stability, production, socialization, physiological well-being and
    • continuity of each family member
  14. Why are the homeless more at risk for communicable disease and violence when seeking shelter?
    Shelters are usually crowded and there is a lack of security and privacy.
  15. Authoritarian parenting style

    What are each like in this parenting style?
    Parent: high control/low warmth; little communication, inflexible.

    Children: no negotiation skills, no ability to direct and initiate activities, difficulty achieving autonomy, unassertive.

    girl: passive & dependent

    boys: rebellious & aggressive
  16. Authoritative parenting style

    Moderate control/high warmth

    P: accept & encourage autonomy, engage in open communication, flexible.

    • C: accept restrictions, self-reliant,
    • self-controlled and socially competent, higher self-esteem, perform better in
    • school.
  17. Permissive parenting style

    low control/high warmth.

    • P: few or no restraints, give unconditional love, communication flows from child to
    • parent, provide much freedom and no limit setting.

    • C: unable to cooperate and negotiate,
    • rebellious, socially inept, difficulty being accepted by peers, creative.
  18. Indifferent parenting style

    low control/low warmth

    • P: no limit setting, lack affection for children, focus on own lives, show hostility
    • or neglect.

    • C: WORST outcomes of ALL parenting styles.
    • ~destructive/delinquent behavior
  19. What is the difference between Family Genogram and Family Ecomap?
    Genogram: visual representations of gender showing lines of birth descent through the generations.

    • Ecomap: Illustrates the family’s r'ships
    • and interactions with the social networks in the community.
  20. What does the HOME assessment tool (home observation for measurement of the environment) measure?
    • quality and quantity of stimulation
    • support
  21. What does the Friedman Family Assessment Tool examine?

    Examines the family in context of larger community.
  22. Which type of family needs to..

    cope with loss of energy and privacy of the parents.

    must balance the teenagers’ freedom with responsibility

    strives to maintain ties with both younger and older generations

    may contemplate moving from the family home they have lived in for years.
    a family w/ young children.

    a family w/ adolescents & young adults.

    a family w/ middle-aged adults.

    a family w/ older adults.
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