For the following exercises, consider the polar graph below. Give two sets of polar coordinates for each point.
Coordinates of point D.
7 April 2016 Child Development and Family Services Stress Absent for 15 minutes I. Defining Family Stress, Crisis and Resilience 1. Crisis involves change 2. Family Stress – A state of tension that arises when demands test or tax a family’s capabilities 3. Family Crisis – A situation which the usual behavior patterns are ineffective and new ones are called for immediately II. What Precipitates a Family Crisis 1. Ambiguous loss – physically absent family member or emotionally absent family member 2. Demoralizing events – job loss, death of a family member, ect 3. Page 336 III. Stressor Overload IV. Course of A Family Crisis 1. The event that causes the crisis 2. Period of disorganization the follows 3. Reorganize or recovery phase after the family reaches a low point A. Vulnerable Family – families are having difficulties or functioning less effectively before the onset of additional stressors or demands B. Resilient Families – families capable of doing well in the face of adversity V. Crisis-Meeting Resources A. The family’s crisis-meeting capabilities – resources and coping behaviors – constitute its ability to prevent a stressor from creating severe disharmony or disruption 1. Personal/Individual – counselor, church 2. Family – edu