Social Support Essay.docx - Social Support Essay By LaTonia Simmons EDU 617 School Family Community Partnerships Instructor Dr Davis Define the term

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Social Support EssayBy LaTonia Simmons EDU 617 School, Family & Community Partnerships Instructor: Dr. Davis October 22, 2018
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Define the term Social Support and explain what relevant scholarly research states about it. Social support can be defined as a “process of social exchange that contributes to the development of individuals’ behavioral patterns, social cognition and values.” (Tasdan & Yalcin, 2010). While others would presume that it is “the feeling or experience of having others who love and care for you who you can depend on for moral support”. Support can be referred to differently. There is financial support, emotional support or an outlet. “Recent findings often show a robust relationship in which social and emotional support from others can be protective for health” (Rebulin & Uchino, 2008). Social support can be discovered through family, friends or social support groups.Describe your personal experiences with social support systems as student and/or teacher.Mentoring was my personal experience with a social support system. I contributed tremendously to those children and families that were in hapless situations and or at risk. Supplying the youth
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