Encouraging Good Behavior
Have you ever wondered, How can I stop my child from misbehaving? The first step is to
build and keep a great relationship with your child.
Young children have a lot to learn about what good behavior is. Very often, the poor beha
Family Systems Theory: Part 2
Lectures 4 & 5
Notes come from: Anderson & Sabatelli, 2011; Burr et al., 1993
Course Committee Check-In
Family strategies and rules
Family tasks (first order and second order)
Family Systems Theory overview
Wrap up and homework
Ethnicity = largely understood in terms of the meaning that people give to
their lives and experiences, a group of people who
HDFS 4670: PARENT EDUCATION, SPRING 2014
PARENTING PAPER GUIDELINES
Due Wednesday, February 19th in class. Please email me a copy as well.
The goal of this assignment is to gain experience with reading, understanding and writing
about scholarly research i
RUNNING HEAD: Facilitating Parenting Proficiency in Teen Parents
Facilitating Parenting Proficiency in Teen Parents
FACILITATING PARENTING PROFICIENCY2
Adolescent parents have become an increasing trend in the United States over the past
few decades. As s
Cultural Perspectives and Diversity (January 29, 2014)
Cultural Perspective & Parenting
_ way of thinking, acting, & feeling
_ by which we view parenting behavior
Is transmitted by parents first (_)
what parents do to teach children to confor
Danger of Generalizations
_ about groups may _ the great individual
_ within a group.
Example : Spatial aptitude between men and women
Men generally thought to be better at spatial reasoning skills
Differences among men and women are so great that kno
Ecology of Parent-Child Relations (January 13, 2014)
What is a Parents Responsibility?
3. Physical protection
Parents are social and physical agents responsible for nurturing, teaching, and guarding
children until they re
M. Scott Peck, adapted
Loving actions cannot be reduced to formulas or procedures: Consider the raising of a
child. To reject all its misbehavior is unloving. To tolerate all its misbehavior is unloving.
We must somehow be both tolerant and intolerant, a
Theoretical Perspectives on Parent-Child Relations (January 17, 2014)
Before I got married I had six theories about raising children; now, I have six children
and no theories. (John Wilmot)
Theory provides an explanation for a complex phenomenon
Parenting Styles & Strategies (January 24 & 27, 2014)
Most parents desire to be the best, most competent parents they can be.
Why are they sometimes not?
Most professionals believe that every parent can profit from _
_ _ in parenting skill
Assumes innate motivations
Each stage addresses a major psychosocial crisis (A challenge to health or unhealthy
development at that particular time in life).
An individual is assisted or hindered in mastering a psyc
CHILD DEVELOPMENT PERSPECTIVES
Spanking and Child Development: We Know Enough
Now to Stop Hitting Our Children
Elizabeth T. Gershoff
University of Texas at Austin
remains a common, if controversial,
childrearing practice in the United Sta