Part time or full time What are the two dimensions and four types of parenting

Part time or full time what are the two dimensions

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Part time or full time What are the two dimensions and four types of parenting styles? Be able to describe them, predict effect on children (outcome) and know which one is ‘best’. 13
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Best for: worker society, army- obey the boss Goodness of fit idea o Authoritative: High in control, high in warmth High demanding, high acceptance Set clear rules/enforce consistently Explain reasons why the rules are the rules Are responsive to child’s needs Discuss and allow exceptions Outcome : cheerful, responsible, achiever, produces the best way to parent o Permissive: Low in control, high in warmth Makes few demands, high acceptance Kids get their own way, no control Encourage free expression Outcome: impulsive, self-centered, bossy, not the best outcome o Reject-neglect: Low in control, low in warmth Disengaged Expected little, give little Outcome: temper tantrums, aggression, hostile, antisocial, drug abuse, produces a bad outcome What is the relationship between physical discipline & aggression? Physical discipline: o Aggression: o Parent characteristics. Additional roles: mother and father, homeowner Separate lifestyles Better adjustment for those who: o Are older o Conceive after marriage o Married longer before children o Have realistic expectations o Recall their parents as warm and accepting Stresses and strains of caring for a toddler more that for an infant More children= more workload Adolescent children may spark midlife crisis Know the types of child abuse and child, parental and environmental risk factors. 14
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Types of abuse: o Physical: Scalding, beating with an object, severe physical punishment, slapping, punching, kicking, physical injuries o Psychological: Rejecting, terrorizing, isolating, exploiting, mis-socializing o Neglect: Deficiencies in caregiver obligations such as educational, supervisory, shelter and safety, medical, physical or emotional needs, includes abandonment o Sexual: Sexual acts, fondling, specific fears (particular person, room, object, ect.) Risk factors: o Parental risks: Cycle of abuse: only 10% have severe mental illness, but 30% of those abused as children will abuse their children Current abuse: women battered in their romantic relationships Personality ( intra personal): insecure, low self esteem Personality ( inter personal): unrealistic expectations about child’s behavior; low tolerance for normal child behavior o Child risks: Difficult and/or hyperactive child Harder to take care of o Context risks: Stress: young parent, major life changes, low education, no social supports, no respite care, physical discipline encouraged,
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