Presentation on theme: "Work-Family Fit Its More Than Just Surviving!. Multiple Roles MotherWife Sunday School Teacher Sister Brother Weekend Gardner Father Husband Son Daughter."— Presentation transcript:
Multiple Roles MotherWife Sunday School Teacher Sister Brother Weekend Gardner Father Husband Son Daughter Employee Best Friend Woman Man
Your Family Tell me about what your family needs to survive and thrive
Your Workplace What do you need from your job to survive and thrive?
Your Community What do you need from your community to survive and thrive?
Realities About Multiple Roles We hold multiple roles. Multiple roles influence one another. We define importance to these roles. These roles serve important functions Other people can help us manage roles. As time passes, roles change.
Do our needs fit what we get or what is supplied?
Example Single Mom Transportation difficulties Income wont support a car payment Misfit - familys need and work supplies. She cant get to work on time Misfit - family abilities and job demands
So What? Variety in support programs. Actively promote social support systems/programs. Assure that partners are aware of support programs. Organize support networks. Quality child care is essential for ALL families.
Applying the Model Service accessibility (example:counseling after hours, onsite services ) Employee Seminars