ecological theory

ecological theory - “what makes a person resilient*?”...

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Ecological Theory HDFS 3322-003 Families in the Community
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Person-Process-Context Model Individuals can best be understood if we examine —the individual — the developmental processes — the environments of the individual
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Influences are Bidirectional Mutual Multiple Continuous Proximal and Distal Influence
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Thus, from the Ecological Perspective emphasis is on: the inter-relationships between individuals and the contexts in which they reside And the reciprocal, interactive processes occurring between contexts
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The Person-Process-Context Model of the Ecological Perspective suggests that the question
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Unformatted text preview: “what makes a person resilient*?” is less useful than asking “within what contexts do particular processes cultivate resilience * for particular people ”? • Microsystem – Family, school, peer group, work place • Mesosystem – Linkages between 2 or more settings that contain the individual • Exosystem – Linkages between 2 or more settings in which 1 does not contain the individual but that has an indirect effect on the individual • Macrosystem – The overarching, larger societal system in which...
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course HDFS 3322 taught by Professor Henderson during the Fall '10 term at Texas Tech.

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