According to Levinson, middle adulthood begins with a
One way adults with a sense of stagnation express their self-absorption is through
-lack of interest in young people.
Relationships between aging parents and their middle-aged chil
My New Beginning
Adapted from McCubbin & Patterson, 1982
Double ABC-X Model
Coming to college at Texas Tech University after graduating high school.
bB Adaptive Resources
Family and some
b Resistance Resources
aA Pile up
1Running head: My Return Home
Double ABC-X Model: My Return Home
A stressful situation I experienced involved the process of returning to civilian life
following my service in the Marine Corp (context). When I was released from active duty, I was
Name _Mary Evans_
Activity # 1
a. Who are the members of your family of origin?
The family you are born into- my Mother, Father, and sister.
b. Describe at least 4 behaviors of one of these people that you have observed recently (use
Name _ Chapter 10, Activity # 6
Purpose: To help recognize the differences between defensive and supportive language.
Refer to the Gibbs Categories in Chapter 10 & notes.
1. Evaluation vs. Description (describe behavior, do not judge);
2. Control vs. Prob
What is your background in the foster system? (how many houses were you in, what
age did you enter, etc.)
-My father died when I was 10 and my mother became very abusive physically
and mentally abusive. Teachers and counselors started questioning me and f
Tent City, USA notes
Nashville- over 5,000 homeless people 30% above the national average.
Tent City in Nashville in 2010
For those who enter this world the transition back into society can seem impossible
Homeless created a community, Tent City.