3 Family Spiral Analysis

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Family Structure & Function Family Spiral Analysis
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CONCEPTS Family Structure-- framework of roles & interrelationships in which the family functions Family Functions-- activities in which families engage, contributing to the life & maintenance of individual or family. Family Life Cycle-- sequential changes of individuals & families over the lifespan (may be called stages, phases)
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Family Life Cycle
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Adult Life Cycle: Entering the Adult World (ages 18-28) Task: Establishing autonomy, socially prescribed roles Age 30 Transition (ages 28-32) Task: Assessing young adult accomplishments, changing or reaffirming goals Settling Down (ages 32-45) Task: Establishing a firm niche in society in a way that is personally meaningful Midlife Transition (begins ages 35-45) Task: Assessing accomplishments & goals, changing or reaffirming goals Life’s Second Half (begins 50-65) Task: Accepting limitations & mortality
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2011 for the course FAD 3271 taught by Professor Caroldaring during the Fall '08 term at FSU.

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