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Bronfenbrenner's biological approach suggests there is…

Reciprocal determinism between the child and the environment

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The exosystem is where interrelationships between events in context in which the child does not directly participate affect the child

True

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Define family systems theory

Theoretical perspective that views the family as an organized, whole unit with integrated parts

The child influences the family system as much as the family influences the child

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Beanpole family

A household that consist of multiple generations of the same family as in when grandparents live in the home

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Blended or reconstituted family

A family structure that is the result of remarriage

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Latchkey children

Children who go home to an empty house after school

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True or false

Many latchkey children suffered no ill effects, but these are the children whose parents monitor them through cell phone calls and who established rules for what the children can and cannot do

True

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The launching phase

When young adult children leave the home

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The launching phase used to be known as…

The empty nest stage

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List characteristics of authoritative parents

Affectionate and loving

Provide control when necessary and set limits

Allow children to express their own point of view; engage in verbal give-and-take

Their children tend to be self-reliant, competent, and socially responsible

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Characteristics of authoritarian parents

Demand unquestioning obedience

Use punishment to control behavior

Less likely to be affectionate

Their children tend to be unhappy, distrustful, ineffective and social interactions, and often become dependent adult

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Characteristics of permissive parents

Make few demands

Allow children to make their own decisions

Use inconsistent discipline

Their children tend to be immature, lack self-control, and explore less

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Neglectful or uninvolved parent characteristics

Do not pay attention to the needs of the child

Provide no discipline or guidance

Provide no love or affection

Their children are at risk for antisocial behavior

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Middle generation sandwich, or squeeze, is known when…

Adult children are responsible for the care of aging parents as well as their own children

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List three major trends facing the developing family over the past three decades:

An increase in divorce

An increase in single-parent families

An increase in working mothers

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True or false

The quality of the relationship with the noncustodial parent is a key factor that predicts outcomes of divorce

True

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List five aspects that affect the development of a child dealing with divorce:

They are the levels of stress and the amount of support at the time of the divorce

The sex of the child

The age of the child

The amount of time since the change

And the parents response to the change

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The values of a collectivistic culture

Values the greater good, and members who work towards the goals of the group, like the family, versus individual goals are rewarded

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Characteristic of individualistic culture

Members of these cultures value and reward individual achievement and promote competition among individuals

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Who provided the first psychological model of death and dying

Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

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List the of death and dying:

Denial

Anger

Bargaining

Depression

Acceptance

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Bereavement or grief

The distressful responding to the death of a loved one

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Anticipatory grief

Grief that begins before the loved ones death

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Living will

A legal document that outlines the individuals wishes with regard to end-of-life care

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Hospice

A comprehensive support program for terminally ill patients and their families

The goal of a hospice is to help a dying person have a pain-free death in a comfortable environment, preferably the home, surrounded by their loved ones