2A - Parenting and Risk & Resilience Risk factor Adverse...

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Parenting and Risk & Resilience Risk factor Adverse event/situation that increases the probability of future harm Exposure can lead to vulnerability Examples of future harm Antisocial behavior Age-inappropriate actions and attitudes that violate family expectations, societal norms, and the personal or property rights of others (e.g., criminality) Psychological disorders Cognitive disorders Drug/alcohol abuse Resilience factor Increases the ability to withstand risk & emerge without serious harm from the experience of adversity GOAL Increase resilience Decrease risk Complex interaction Family Individual Environment Not necessarily predictable How does resilience work? Affects the nature of/exposure to the risk factor? Promotes self-esteem? Filtering role of parents Want to shield children from adversity But too much shielding may backfire Historical changes that impact vulnerability & resilience Grandparents not in homes as much
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This note was uploaded on 10/29/2011 for the course PSYC 190 taught by Professor Roberts during the Summer '07 term at UCSD.

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