THE FAMILY and PLAYING
The situation we are born into and how it
affects us. It is the tools we have to work
with in our lives or what we have available
to us and the specific consequences this
has on us.
Our playing field includes
Ecology of the Child
Socialization how individuals acquire the knowledge,
skills and character traits that enable them to
participate as effective members of groups and society
How are we socialized?
Divorce and Children
According to enrichment journal on the divorce rate in America:The
divorce rate in America for first marriage is 41%The divorce rate in
America for second marriage is 60%The divorce rate in America for third
Ecology of Child Care
What kind of support is most
appropriate for families in caring
Should parents seek caregiving help (full- or
part-time babysitter, nanny, day care)?
How can parents and caregivers collaborate
Ecology of Parenting
What makes a good parent?
Where do we get our values and information
about how we should parent?
What is a good parent (in terms of society,
the child, the self)?
How do children influence parenting?
Family Violence/Child Abuse
EXPLANATIONS OF SPOUSAL ABUSE
Stressors are thought to be crisis-provoking events
High risk environments
Restrictions they may have on other life roles,
Conflict with the chil
It is through Socialization that children
develop social roles,
and learn how to use their developmental
Self-concept an individuals perception of
his or her identity as dis