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FCHD 2660 week one

by: Maddy Hubbard

FCHD 2660 week one FCHD 2660

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Maddy Hubbard
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Parenting and Child Guidance
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Date Created: 09/03/16
Parenting has just recently (in the last 50 years) has come under scrutiny of behavioral scientists. Starting to see that parenting isn’t basic anymore it really does make a difference. We used to think people did not need training nor preparation for parenting. It is trial and error. Questions to consider? • What should be taught in parenting classes? • What is the basis for content? What should be the foundation? Is knowledge about parenting: A) discovered B) thought through C) socially constructed Epistemology: A branch of philosophy that investigates the origin, nature, methods, and limits of human knowledge. 1. Personal a. experiences b. spiritual/metaphysical/inspiration/revelation 2. Authority 3. religious leader 4. Tradition family religious 4. Reason theories:organized set of ideas observations 5. Scientific Method (empiricism) knowledge comes from observation if i can see it, it is true (or accurate) Post-Modernism: We call it what it is What it’s perceived as. 65 to 85% of people are satisfied with their life. Reasons for parenting? • to love and be close • feeling a greater sense of self growth • to feel excitement at helping them grow and accomplish things • meeting expectations of society and religion • feel greater security in times of need, illness, old age Reasons for not parenting? • restrictions- loss of freedom, time • negative feelings with respect to children- worries about children, fear of disappointment, difficulties with discipline • not provide good care Parenting is nourishing, protecting, guiding new life from birth to maturity. Provide: 1. secure positive attachment 2. physical resources 3. promote growth 4. advocate for child in community Process: series of actions each partner influences the other-bidirectional partner changes in response to actions child, parent, society Role of a child: immature, requires care to survive parents must get food, shelter, give love, and attachment • Contributions: bring own temperament, physical conditions of birth, experiences during pregnancy provides love and emotional satisfactions child grows into adult and transmits culture to next generation. Role of the parent: most important material and physical care psychological, emotional care stimulates growth become advocate Critical: providing environment in growth stimulate development launching child establish relationships • Contributions: marital tie is good personal qualities relationships extended family and friends work setting problem solving skills Third party role: social context can be more powerful than parents and children society is a changing force can’t escape the change of societies influence. provides guidelines for behaviors legal status provide medical care, educations, responsible child is to obey parent until eighteen • Contributions: free education tax exemption tax credit disability and financial hardship -96% of parents believe they don’t do a good job -kids think their parents did a good job 60% live with two married parents 3% live with two cohabiting parents 6% live with two parents, one bio/one step 21% live with mother 2.4% live with father 4% live with grandparents or foster parents hispanic black Parents in 21st century: • national safety • economic insecurity following the recession • increased competition of school age children • increasing technology in family life. Different layers: values of; country, social status, ethnic groups Risk Factors: mothers personal difficulties- anxiety, emotional unstability, lower education = lower work skills negative family atmosphere added stress, family dynamic stress in large families 30 points higher on IQ test if less than 8 risk factors. The behavior can change both parties. Positive impacts. Intergenerational transmission: adopt ways of parenting from previous generations Not bound to make same good decision and same bad decision!


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