Chapter 6: Adolecent Services
Chapter 6: Adolecent Services 42404
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Adolescent Services Adolescence is an interesting stage of development because the concept of this stage is very new there was little acknowledgement and understanding of adolescence as a stage of development until the 19th century even now that this stage is accepted as a distinct stage of development it39s different in how we perceive it internationally Adolescence a new Stage of Development To psychologists sociologists and historians the stage is new not being acknowledged until Stanley Hall began his study of the stage in 1882 and created a book of adolescence in 1904 just because society didn39t have knowledge about the stage doesn39t mean it didn39t exist because no one thought there could be any problems in childhood during development children going through it are emotionally unstable have violent impulses and lack of enthusiasm and sympathy Developmental Perspectives It is important to know the domains of development of young adults Intellectual Emotional Psychosocial Moral Spiritual In some cultures adults up to the age of 30 still have to live at home because it is a sign of disrespect to move out and gain independence before marriage in US cultures if you39re 30 years old and still live with your parents you are perceived as unhealthy lazy and crossing the line where the boundaries between parents and adult child are blurred Common psychosocial issues and the role of the human services profession Adolescence is a time of stress and trying to explore different issues attitudes and behaviors there are many reasons for these dynamics this time of life is transitional and all transitions can be stormy Adolescent rebellion When someone has an opposition to the rules and agree to bad behaviors such as Taking illegal drugs Habitual lying Engaging in chronic truancy Externalizing behaviors 1 Exhibiting aggression to people and animals such as bullying threatening and intimidating 2 Destroying property such as setting fires stealing cars and crashing 3 Deceitfulness like breaking into a house or shoplifting 4 Serious violations of rules such as staying out at night after curfew and skipping school Internalizing Behaviors Depression and anxiety Sef harm Suicide
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