In an increasingly diverse social environment, misunderstandings often arise between practitioners in the helping professions and clients from different racial and ethnic backgrounds. This book investigates the culturally specific beliefs and child-rearing practices of five major racial/ethnic groups: African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, Asian Americans, and European Americans. Analyses of case vignettes illustrate the book's dual focus on the practitioners' own views in addition to those of their culturally diverse clients. Guidelines offer suggestions for effective engagement and work with culturally diverse families.
OVERVIEW OF PARENT - CHILD AND EXTENDED FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS Before the Cuban Revolution of 1959 , the average middle - class family in Cuba had much in common with white American families . The ideal family was similar to that depicted ...
Author: Nancy Boyd Webb
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Category: Social Science
This book and CD package is an invaluable astrological tool for analyzing one's family unit objectively. Now pervious astrological knowledge--a birth date and time is all that is required.
Understanding Your Family Dynamics Stephanie Jean Clement, Cosmic Patterns. them , partly because they are so like ourselves . Conflict may arise because romance can be temporary , while family relationships are permanent .
Author: Stephanie Jean Clement
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide
Category: Family & Relationships
In the 1990s it is no longer "news" that families do not operate independently from other social organizations and institutions. Instead, it is generally recognized that families are embedded in a complex set of relationships with other institutions and contexts outside the family. In spite of this recognition, a great deal remains to be discovered about the ways in which families are influenced by these outside agencies or how families influence the functioning of children and adults in these extra-familial settings--school, work, day-care, or peer group contexts. Moreover, little is known about the nature of the processes that account for this mutual influence between families and other societal institutions and settings. The goal of this volume is to present examples from a series of ongoing research programs that are beginning to provide some tentative answers to these questions. The result of a summer workshop characterized by lively exchanges not only between speakers and the audience, but among participants in small group discussions as well, this volume attempts to communicate some of the dynamism and excitement that was evident at the conference. In the final analysis, this book should stimulate further theoretical and empirical advances in understanding how families relate to other contexts.
Individuation in family relationships. Human Development, 29, 82-100. Grych, J. H., & Fincham, F. D. (1990). Marital conflict and children's adjustment: A cognitivecontextual framework. Psychological Bulletin, 108, 267—290.
Author: Ross D. Parke
Around the globe, families are often faced with a variety of health issues, often as a result of social, political, religious, and economic forces. This multidisciplinary volume addresses the impact these issues have on the family as a unit; how they impact family relationships as well as how the family as a whole responds.
The closest family members of the individual who experiences a health issue must temporarily suspend their own lives, ... Many health issues are behavioral in nature, yet still largely impact familial relationships in terms of cultural ...
Author: Sampson Lee Blair
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
Category: Social Science
The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Couples and Family Relationships presents original articles from leading experts that link research, policy, and practice together to reflect the most current knowledge of contemporary relationships. Offers interesting new perspectives on a range of relationship issues facing twenty-first century Western society Helps those who work with couples and families facing with relationship issues Includes practical suggestions for dealing with relationship problems Explores diverse issues, including family structure versus functioning; attachment theory; divorce and family breakdown; communication and conflict; self regulation, partner regulation, and behavior change; care-giving and parenting; relationship education; and therapy and policy implications
Family. Relationships. Patricia. Noller. One important principle of family systems theory is circular causality; this principle states that change in one member of the family affects other members and the system as a whole (Hetherington ...
Author: Patricia Noller
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Learning how to get along with family not only strengthens the family and each members emotional security, it also provides individuals with valuable relationship-building tools and skills that will serve them well outside the familyin school and at work and throughout the larger web of lifes relationshipsfriends, classmates, teachers, co-workers, bosses, neighbors, romantic partners, and ones own children. Studies show that strong family relationships help teens stay away from drugs and alcohol. Strong bases also help them stay out of trouble with the authorities, such as police or school officials. For many teens, improved school performance is also a benefit of strong family relationships. There is no one secret to help you get along in complex relationships. There are, however, sensible tips to help you not only merely get along with family members, but build healthy, enriching, rewarding, and enduring relationships that will provide strength, support, and security throughout your life. This volume enables readers to pursue healthy relationships with these tips and serves as an essential guidebook to the most central and important relationships of your life. Readers are encouraged to be actively involved with the 10 Great Questions to Ask and Myths & Facts that are provided.
KNOW THAT FAMILY COMES IN ALL SHAPES AND SIZES other family you may see or know. Even children who are adopted or live in increasingly common one-parent homes must realize that a family is a family, no matter who is in charge, ...
Author: Kathy Furgang
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
How can we improve and enrich our family relationships? Even people who are outwardly confident, successful in their professional lives and have rewarding friendships can be undone by uncomfortable, cold or combative relationships with their siblings, parents, children and grandkids. But at midlife, many people are finally ready to take on the slings and arrows and set things right, whether with a resentful child, a critical parent or a competitive sister. One motivated person can initiate lasting change. However, someone has to take the first step onto the high road. When we do this, it's important to remember that it's often not what we communicate that counts, but how we say it and what we intentionally don’t say. This eBook from PBS and Next Avenue offers up concrete, actionable advice for healing and enjoying our most critical family relationships. By enriching these, we boost the amount and quality of love in our lives as well as our peace of mind, and we ensure that loneliness can be the least of our worries in older age.
The relationship shows no sign of healing. Now Jamie is getting married andhas informedKay that she can attend the wedding, but she may notwalk down the aisle. Norwillshebe seated with the family orbeincluded in any family portraits.
Author: Next Avenue
Publisher: Public Broadcasting Service
Category: Family & Relationships
Their Role in Shaping the Connections Between Parents' Marriage and Children's Adaption Joan Ann Kaplan. * ~ * -a**** 2. - * ..., o * --- **** - , -o mother-adolescent and father-adolescent dyads within delinquent families, the findings ...
Author: Joan Ann Kaplan
Families today are changing in response to shifts in the broader environment: dual-career couples, single-parent families, racially mixed families, now represent the norm rather than the exception. A group of leading family researchers examine current social changes and their impact on family relationsips and family functioning. As an overview of the present state of and future directions for families, this book should be required reading for family researchers, practitioners and students.
Marriage has traditionally been valued as a relationship that provides continuity for individuals within a changing society. But, as Spanier (1989, p. 9) noted, “the health of the family in the future, I believe, hinges on our ability ...
Author: Timothy H. Brubaker
Category: Family & Relationships
The present volume deals with the experience of ambivalence in family relations - a well-known phenomenon that has inspired more and more research and theorizing in the last years but that is however sometimes difficult to capture. Bringing together junior and senior researchers from different parts of the world, ideas on theory and research are elaborated following qualitative and quantitative approaches. This book thus contributes to theory-building as well as outlining research results and helping to develop measurement in interpersonal and intergenerational relations.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, 53, 856–870. Buhl, H. M. (2008). Development of a model describing individuated adult parent-child relationships. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 32(5), 381–389. Cohen, J., Cohen, P., ...
Author: Isabelle Albert