Social Situation Analysis

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How well is your child adapting to social situations in the home and outside the home? Does your child have any behavior or emotional problems at this point? Why do you think these problems are occurring and what are you doing about them?

My child, Ezequiel, is adapting very well to social situations in and out of the home. His report card from 5th grade states that he consistently works cooperatively in groups respects the rights and property of others and demonstrates appropriate peer social interaction. He gets along very well with most people and is popular with other kids at school and in the neighborhood. I believe that all of the social and after-school activities Ezequiel participates in helps him gain all of the social skills that
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I have noticed that he is still more tolerant of girls than his some of his friends, but I attribute that to the time he spends with his sister. I ask Ezequiel to include his sister whenever possible when he goes to roam around the neighborhood and play with other children. His sister enjoys being able to play him, but like many other siblings he and Nayeli have occasional arguments. Sometimes those small arguments turn into serious fights. They have progressed from screaming to pushing or even hitting each other. My partner and I have had to intervene and keep the children apart. I give them each the opportunity to explain their side of the story and determine who would get …show more content…
I think it has a lot to do with the fact that Ezequiel has not changed his behavior with my partner and I. We consider ourselves to be authoritative parents with our children. We are firm and set clear limits for our children. Although we are strict we still are loving and emotionally supportive. We explain to our children why they should behave in a particular manner. We also believe that we are fair with punishment when they do not behave the way they should. And above all else we teach them to be independent and to do things for themselves. Feldman states that “one of the biggest challenges facing children and their parents is the increase independence that characterizes children’s behavior during middle childhood” (2016). I personally do not think that this has been an issue for my partner and I. Contrary; we encourage Ezequiel to be independent by allowing him to earn money doing things such as pruning the bushes, washing the car, and painting the fence. This is a good experience for him to learn the value of working hard for what you

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