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Family Relations Exam #2 Review1.Elder AbuseDefinition: intentional actions that cause harm or created a serious risk of harm to an older adult from someone they trust or targeted by a stranger in a settingTypes: physical, emotional, sexual, exploitation, neglect, intimate partner violence, and self-neglectPolyvictimization: multiple co-occurring or sequential types of abusePrevalence- emotional/ financial the most; not many reportedRisk factors- gender (female), age, social isolation, personality, health/ physical functioning, cognitive functioning, social supportcan be overt (victim knows they are being abused) or covert (trusting relationship;more common)2.Community capacityDefinition; Typesi.Extent to which community members demonstrate a sense of shared responsibility for the welfare of the community and demonstrate collectivecompetency in taking advantage of opportunities for addressing community needs and confronting situationsii.Synergetic- high shared responsibility, high collective competency (collective, many resources)iii.Relational- high SR, low CC (collective, low resources)iv.Able- low SR, high CC (individual, high resources)v.Disengaged- low SR, low CC (individual, low resources)Social Capitali.Considered an assetii.the networks of relationships among people who live and work in a particular society, enabling that society to function effectively3.Latino Paradox- definitionFacet of resilience Foreign born individuals report higher levels of physical/ mental health than U.S. born individuals despite adversity4.Immigration trends8 million apart of the U.S. workforceMexican immigrants the most (58%)most have children with U.S. citizenship (46%)Latino immigrants largest ethnic minorityDecrease because of the recession/ enforcement strategies; often push factors from home country (economic/ social)Transnational families- children parent split between countries; typically, fathers go, mothers more likely to feel guilty for going
risk factors: limited access to social services, work exploitation, inadequate healthcare, discrimination, cultural challenges (language), transnational experience (tornbetween two countries), poverty (Immigration linked to child poverty), and educational barriersprotective factors- familismo, colectivismo, respeto, personalismo (relationships)5.Predictors of survival among homeless youthHomeless youth: people under the age of 18 who lack parental, foster, or institutional care3 causes: family problems, economic problems, residential instabilityConsequences: poor health, lack of shelter, lack of ability to earn money,

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