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fsw notes test 2 - Chapter 10-Introduction 1 Adolescence is...

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Chapter 10-Introduction 1. Adolescence is a transition stage between childhood between ages 13 and 18 2. Puberty is a big part of development 3. This stage is described as one of storm and stress for the teen, the parents, and the family system; it is characterized by the increasing autonomy of the adolescent away from the family of origin. 4. These changes are a lot different now for women than before 5. Parenting Adolescents a. parenting style and behaviors must adapt b. adolescents must adapt to family system changes c. parenting is challenged by : c.i. problems in communication c.ii. balancing an authoritarian/authoritative/[permissive approach c.iii. gradually relinquishing controls c.iv. reaching fair, collaborative decisions d. elder (1962) described 7 parenting styles used with adolescents e. research consistently shows that adolescent parent relations are best when e.i. decisions are perceived by both as being consistent and collaborative e.ii. the needs of all family members are respected and e.iii. the decisions are seen as fair and reasonable as opposed to arbitrary f. as in previous stages of parenting children the authoritative parenting style continues to be associated with positive adolescent outcomes 6. meeting the need of adolescents a. nutrional needs b. health and safety issues b.i. need for annual wellness exams with physician b.ii. substance abuse b.iii. suicide b.iv. pregnancy/stds b.v. eating disorders b.v.1. etiology b.v.2. anorexia nervosa b.v.3. bulimia b.v.4. treatment c. providing structure and nurturance c.i. parent-child relationships must be renegotiated c.ii. authoritative style continues to reap benefits c.iii. structure is still necessary but must adapt as the teen grows older and shows greater responsibility c.iv. detached involvement may assist with structure 7. peer group influence a. the interactions with peer groups in adolescence are similar in purpose to those that occurred during middle childhood, but the peer group takes on additional functions for teens
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b. this group becomes a new source for redefining the teen’s personal identity c. boundaries b/t teen and parent are more distinct, while boundaries b/t teen and peers being to blur d. promoting teen’s individuation process d.i. definition d.ii. ways this may be assisted e. supporting cognitive changes 8. helping teens handle puberty a. involves physical and psychological aspects b. description of what occurs for boys and girls c. sexual orientation issues d. dating/sexual activity e. supporting sex education f. assisting with learning sexual decision making 3/31/11 Challenges for Contemporary Parents and Children CHP 11: Parenting in Single-Parent Family Systems 1. Introduction a. Traditionally structured family systems (adult male who is the sole provider, adult female who is a housewife and mother, and their kids constitute a distinct minority in the US over the past 30-40 years b. Divorce is the most frequent cause of creating single-parent families in the
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