Week 8 Lecture

Week 8 Lecture - i. Ex. A child has a behavior problem and...

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FAD 3432 Week 8 Lecture I. First and Second Order Change a. First order change- change that is in the same area or level as a previous stable pattern and yet there is a shift in the kind of specific action that is being used. i. Change from one thing in a particular category to a change in something in the same category. 1. Ex. Change from Chevy to Ford. Still the same kind of transportations ii. Easiest change to make. iii. Family still functioning. iv. Problem rather than crisis. 1. Ex. Making an office into a nursery is a first order change. b. Second order change- dramatic substantial shift in the particular category i. Ex. Chevy breaks down so now you ride a bus or horse. ii. If a family is dealing with a problem that causes the family to dramatically change the way that they function. c. These are used to characterize the change that a family is going through.
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Unformatted text preview: i. Ex. A child has a behavior problem and the parents are using grounding as the stable pattern method. If the parents change to withholding privileges this would be a first order change. If the parents dramatically change to ignoring negative behavior and rewarding positive behavior this would be a second order change. II. Level Three Process- Paradigm Shift a. Dramatic change in the way that the family thinks. b. Ex. Changing goal for an adolescent from the kid being obedient to the kid being independent. i. Being obedient is not consistent with being independent so this is a large change in the way that the parents view the problem and try to solve it. III. See Model of 12 Family Characteristics and Family Distress Model a. Not just the levels and steps that the family goes through but how it affects the family....
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