FHS213, Midterm #1 Study Guide
FHS213, Midterm #1 Study Guide FHS 213
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The Ecological Model: theory that human development is shaped and inﬂuenced by the interaction of ecological “systems” (family/school/community) 7 Characteristics of Healthy Families: 1. Communication: clear, respectful, lack of cynicism, problem solving 2. Love: without coercion, not contingent, unconditional, no favorites, expressed openly 3. Clear Roles: autonomy, independence 4. Appreciation: aﬀective responsiveness (appropriate emotions), involvement 5. Time Spent Together: nurturing, empathic involvement 6. Transcendent Values/Beliefs: deﬁne family as meaningful, signiﬁcant, spirituality 7. Ability to Cope: ability to deal with crises, provide basic needs Enmeshed vs Disengaged Parent/Child Relationships* Enmeshed: Too much connection (one sided) Chaotic relationships Tightly interconnected Vague and unclear roles When one person becomes emotionally escalated, the other person does also Disengaged: No connection Isolated and separated Personal boundaries are very rigid One person has no idea what the other person is feeling *neither of these are healthy What is a healthy family? supportive communication loving stable income being open trusting working together being involved shared belief system What things negatively aﬀect a family’s functioning? (risk factors) Drugs Work Lack of transportation Addictions (gambling, alcohol, work, sex, technology, eating disorders, etc.) Health issues Money Inﬁdelity Mental health issues Health Lack of positive role models Violence within family Discrimination/Racism Negative parenting practices The Case of Khrystal deviant peer group relational bullying (highly correlated with criminal behavior, especially with girls) drug/alcohol use (meth) abusive relationships attended juvi for stabbing someone when she was 17, then a 5 year prison sentence for aggravated assault and attempted murder later Substance Abuse Continuum: 1. Abstinence: don’t use 2. Non-problem users: use responsibly, not everyday. can maintain relationships, jobs, school 3. Misuse: problems with relationships and the law (DUI) 4. Abuse: continues to use despite negative consequences 5. Dependence: physical and psychological dependence Abuse ≠ dependency Binge Drinking: Male: Five drinks in two hours at least once in 2 weeks Female: Four drinks in two hours at least once in 2 weeks % of college students across the nation who binge drink: 44% % of college students who drink 10+ more times per month: 23% % of college students who are intoxicated 3+ times per month: 29% Of all alcohol consumed by students, % alcohol consumed by bingers: 91% % of students who qualify for alcohol abuse diagnosis: 30% Important Notes About “Burn Down the Ground”: Kambri’s main support system is her family and school. The students and teachers at her school were very excited to learn ASL and didn’t treat her as diﬀerent. Her family very good with communication despite her parents both being deaf, being able to cope (like when they moved out to the middle of nowhere with no running water or electricity) and they’re very good at spending time together. They aren’t very good at loving each other –While Kambri loves her parents and they love her, her dad has a problem with inﬁdelity. Kambri’s family has a problem with domestic abuse. Her dad beats up her mom and Kambri doesn’t know what to do about it. Later, her did is in prison for another violent act. Her dad has a problem with alcohol abuse, violence, and inﬁdelity. Kambri’s brother acts in deviant ways Her family engages in drug use with friends, which once includes Kambri getting high when she’s only 8 years old.
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