Unformatted text preview: 6. traditional and complementary roles that are specified 7. traditional values and philosophy of life Wilson cites Stinett on methods of problem solving by strong families: 8. worked together to solve problem – via discussion or participation 9. religion is vital (or phil.) prayer, faith in God (Stinett says) 10. Need to take action – so feel like something can be done (perception of control over outside influences – a key difference between chronically poor and rest of population). e.g. pay off credit cards, if it takes several months, but don’t pay minimum. For charge of $2000 if pay minimum at 1.5%/month interest, it will take over 30 years to pay it off...
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course PSY 200 taught by Professor Miller during the Fall '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Fall '10