FHS 328 Lecture Notes Week #1
FHS 328 Lecture Notes Week #1 FHS 328
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FHS 328 Kevin Alltucker Week 1 Lecture Notes For Many ecological model means 0 O For many Family School Community But Bronfenbrenner described in more detail I Individual I Mesosystem I Macrosystem I Microsystem I Exosystem I Chronosystem Why is the Ecological Model so important 0 It allows human service professions to see forces at work with specific families Gives you view on all the things that are affecting an individual or family Helps us define who we are and how we have come to be Common language to discuss human development Gives opportunity for services to form a framework to design a treatment or series of interventions The Bioecological model of human development describes the interactive and dynamic relationships between systems it s a theory What is a theory And why important for human service professionals I A theory is just an educated guess about how things work and it is quottestablequot you can test it and refutable I It s important for HSP s because professional human service work is combination of these three things Client needs Your professional judgment Research I Plus things are constantly changing within the realms of human services and thus things must continue to be tested for accuracy and effectiveness I Your ability to access synthesize and use scientific information to better yourself as a human services professional will set you apart from paraprofessionals Individual suggesting a genetic interaction with environment 0 Bronfenbrenner s newest addition to his theory 1993 0 Changed his model to bioecological O O O The person themselves without social context genetic characteristics temperament and suggested that environment affects genetic heritability what is passed on I Aka your environment can affect physical and psychological changes such as trauma and can change personality the way you go about things which can affect later generations of your genetics whether it is high stress levels while in the womb concussion alcoholism of an individual environment you work in farmers and pesticides etc can all change your genes How would you quottestquot this part of his theory Unrealized potentials might be achieved by better social policies and programs Parental care Nutrition and height Proposed that eological systems can affect physical mental health in turn can affect genetics Microsystemvery proximal facetoface daily interactions with people 0 O Proximal nearby from latin proximus next to In Brenfenbrenner s words I a pattern of activities social roles and interpersonal relations experienced by the developing person in a given facetoface setting with particular physical social and symbolic features that invite permit or inhibit engagement in sustained progressively more complex interactions with and activity in the immediate environmentquot 1994 Ex I Family I Friends I Cohort I Professors I Church I Roomates I Sports teams I Interactions with doctor at the grocery store etc Mesosyste let s not complicate this it s a system of microsystems 0 Ex I Relations between home and school teacher connecting with parents I Relations between school and workplace I Relations between church synagogue mosque and home I Relations between Coach and doctor Exosystem okay now we re getting a little fuzzy o What did Bonfenbrenner say I The exosystem is the linkages and processes that take place between two or more settings at least one of which does not contain the developing person but in which important and in uential events happen that affect the developing person Ex I Interactions between home child workplace I Interactions between you individual fhs faculty mesosystem workplace mesosystem I Professor is having an awesome experience with his workplace loves the people he works with brings this energy and interactions to class affects interactions with his students His experience with his faculty affect his experiences with students Macrosystem oddly this makes more sense 0 00000000000000 Bronfenbrenner said Macrosystem is the social blueprintquot of a culture or subculture Hazards Material resources Bodies of knowledge Belief system Customs Life styles Opportunities Cultural values Social norms Socially constructed norms of a culture Geographic Life course options Social economic class Though this part of his theory is most alluring it is difficult to test it is not causation statements it would be correlation statements thus could we really test his theory We can only build correlational knowledge not causational Chronosystem all systems are interacting with themselves and changing over time