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34 Cards in this Set

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Define family.
The basic unit of society.
What does a family do to affect its members' social health?
It helps them develop communication skills and the ability to get along with others.
What does a family do to affect its members' physical health? (2)
It provides food, clothing, and shelter. It also promotes healthful behaviors and safety skills.
What does a family do to affect its members' mental/emotional health?
Members nurture and support one another, and contribute to a sense of belonging and a feeling of security.
What is a self-concept?
The view a person has of himself or herself.
What do values determine?
Who is your extended family?
Your immediate family and other relatives such as grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins.
What are some of the teens household responsibilites in the household?
Respecting authority, taking on household chores/tasks.
Define sibling.
A brother or sister.
What is one of the most important traits of a healthy family?
Good communication.
Name 4 ways of strengthening a family relationship.
Demonstrate trust, love, commitment, and responsibility.
Define separation.
A decision between married individuals to live apart from each other.
Define divorce.
A legal end to a marriage contract.
Define custody. What are the two types of custody?
A legal decision about who has the right to make decisions affecting the children in a family. and who has the responsibility for physically caring for them. (Sole, Joint)
Define grief.
The sorrow caused by the loss of a loved one.
Name 4 ways to cope with death.
Focus on happy memories, accept your feelings, joing a support group, seek a grief counselor.
What two changes in a family may cause stress?
Changes in family structure, and changes in family circumstances.
Name 3 ways to cope with family changes.
Help, read a book about the subject, and use stress-management techniques.
Define resiliency.
The ability to adapt effectively and recover from disappointment, difficulty, or crisis.
Define domestic violence.
Any act of violence involving family members.
Define emotional abuse.
A pattern of behavior that attacks the emotional development and sense of worth of an individual.
Define physical abuse.
The intentional infliction of bodily harm or injury on another person.
Define sexual abuse.
Any sexual contact that is forced upon a person against his or her will.
Define spousal abuse.
Domestic violence directed at a spouse.
Define child abuse.
Domestic abuse directed at a child.
Define neglect.
Failure to provide for a child's physical or emotional needs.
Define the cycle of violence.
The pattern of repeating violent or abusive behaviors from one generation to the next.
Name 3 ways to break the cycle of violence.
Tell a trusted adult, contact an abuse hotline, or report the abuse to the police.
Name the 3 Rs.
Recognize, resist, and report.
Define a crisis center.
A facility that handles emergencies and provides referrals to an individual needing help.
Define foster care.
A temporary arrangement in which a child is placed under the guidance and supervision of a family or an adult who is not related to the child by birth.
Define family counseling.
Therapy to restore healthy relationships in a family.
Who is a mediator?
A person who helps other resolve issues to the satisfaction of both parties.
Name 4 ways to strengthen family relationships.
Cooperate, show appreciation, be a good communicator, and offer help.