Traditions Ex Traditions vary from person to person but they consist of customs

Traditions ex traditions vary from person to person

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Traditions -Ex: Traditions vary from person to person, but they consist of customs passed on from different generations. Every year, my mom has a Christmas party where our entire family comes together. This brings the family together to celebrate and remain close, despite not seeing each other every day. Communications -Ex: Communication is important to family development because you have to be able to listen to others and express how you feel; A couple communicates their feeling openly with one another and always knows how the other one is feeling. This establishes a strong foundation of honestly and understanding between them. Define the following terms and give examples: 1. Bowen’s theory : the theory that human behavior can better be understood in terms of a person's relationship with their other family members. - Ex: Children are emotionally attached to their mothers. 2. Family Crisis theory : the theory that continued added stress may lead to serious family crises. -Ex: A man loses his job and is financially burdened which puts a strain on his marriage, leading the wife to file for divorce. 3. Family Resilience Theory : the theory that tries to understand how families are able to stay positive and survive during constant hard times. -Ex: A couple’s child passed away and the couple grew closer rather than drifting apart from one another. Exam question analysis: Answer the following question. A young couple decide to foster three siblings who were removed from a home due to drug abuse. Which term best describes the young couple? 1. Authoritative parenting 2. Hill’s stress theory 3. An alternative family 4. Resilience University at Buffalo: Winkelman fall19
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