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
Exam 2 study guide
1. A. If the student is getting distracted in class and turning in bad work, the teacher, instead of
focusing on getting him in trouble she can reward the good behaviors that the student is doing.
For example, although the student is pr
1. From a structural functionalist perspective, a family is defined as the intact nuclear family of
husband, wife, and children which is the ideal family structure. The family is thought of as a
system and all systems have functions. The system also has s
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.