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1 Ch.1 Family- group of two or more people who live together
Functions of family: Love and affection Security Protection Education Teaching values Economic support Procreation Guidance Socialization recreation

2 How functions are carried out changes w/time
Dysfunctional- do not carry out functions Society- group of people who have developed patterns of relationships from being around each other Community- common area where different people live Levels of society- neighborhood, state, etc. Like a rope… Family law- local, state and national, ex? Business world- how does it relate to families? Community involvement- social agencies, religion, education, police, activities

3 Family responsibilities- find strengths
Communication, support, spend time together, care Measured by how well they work together, not how much Strong=healthy Skills needed to build families: Communication Problem-solving Management Conflict resolution Making families strong- learn about families, develop how to solve problems, dealing with challenges (money, schedules, divorce, etc.) Possible careers?

4 Need- something that is required for a person’s survival and growth
Ch. 2 Need- something that is required for a person’s survival and growth Families fulfill emotional, physical, social and mental needs Dev’t & growth depend on how well they are met Want- something that is desired but not essential Can survive without wants

5 Emotion- feeling you have in response to thoughts, remarks and events
Emotional support- actions people take to meet the emotional needs Support system- group of family and friends who are available to provide support when needed Time for support- hard in bad times Family bond- strong feeling of connection that unites a family in a committed relationship Personality- made up of all the characteristics that make you unique Family is first influence

6 Physical needs Protection- health care, rules, safety Social skills-
Socialization- process of learning social skills Getting along w/others What actions are acceptable How to be independent (interdependence) What responsibilities you have to your world Mental growth- gain knowledge first lessons come from family All members help others learn Involved in school

7 Values- beliefs and principles
Principle- a rule of conduct or code Value system- the set of values you have and how you make choices Impact of values: personal, societal Moral code- what is right and wrong Values are learned by example, direct teaching and religion Guidelines: Follow rules of society Choose right over wrong Learn from others Know what you value Contribute to family value system

8 Chapter 3- Family Characteristics
Images of families- images families in media (ideal) Real-life Families Family Structures Family structures Single people Couples Nuclear families Single-parent Blended Extended Adoptive Legal guardian foster Many Variations

9 Family personality- values, goals, atmosphere
Decision making: Autocratic democratic Interdependence Goals Family stages: Couple Parental- expanding, developing, launch Middle- empty nest Retirement- Length of time in each stage varies

10 Ch. 4- Families in a Changing World
Trend- change takes place over time Changes in society Aging population Lifelong education Changes within family Family patterns Single- growing Couples- fewer children, wait Nuclear- threatened Blended- down Single-parent- growing Extended- more today

11 Child Care- parents want to be home Changes in workplace
Financial Challenges Struggle, increase college costs, single parents Child Care- parents want to be home Changes in workplace New jobs and environments- computers taking jobs, change often Service industries- off assistance to others for fees, have changed Global workplace- import, export, outsourcing

12 Living in a Diverse World
Culture- everything about a specific group of people Cultural similarities: Shelter, food, system of order Cultural differences: What they eat, wear, living arrangements Families teach culture Enculturation- passing along what is learned from one generation to the next Blending cultures Cultural pride Cultural heritage, ethnocentrism

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