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    April 19   types of families April 19 types of families Presentation Transcript

    • It’s Monday
    • Types of Families
    • Remember:
      We are not defining families by how many, and what kind of people they have
      We define them by what they do
    • Definitions
      spouse
      an adult family-partner (intimate friendship)
      when married, is called a husband or wife, when not married…
      common-law partner
      an adult family-partner (intimate friendship), you are not married to
    • An acceptable definition(from before)
      Families …
      are any group of two or more people who share a connection over a long period of time
      share connections by one or more of:
      blood relation
      birth and / or adoption
      mutual consent
      together, perform the responsibilities of families
    • What do families do?
      Families naturally do one or more or all of these actions / functions
      Functions of the Family
      physical care and health maintenance of all members
      get more members by birth or adoption (or… )
      prepare children for adulthood in society (socialization)
      control and accountability for children
      provide food, shelter, safety
      by working, earning money, and spending it to meet these needs
      provide love
    • Different Types of Families
      Family Form
      the number of adults, the type of relationship that the adults have, and then number of children make up the family form
      Nuclear Family
      two parents, one or more kids
    • Types of Families
      Breadwinner Family
      two parents, one works, one stays at home
      Dual-income Family
      two parents, both work
      Blended Family
      family with two parents, at least one is separated or divorced from a previous spouse
    • Types of Families
      Common-law Family
      where adults / parents are not married
      sometimes kids, sometimes no kids
      Lone-parent or Single-parent Family
      a family with one adult and one ore more kids
      can be made by
      always having only one parent
      starting with two parents, then separating, divorcing
      the death of one parent
    • Types of Families
      Immediate Family
      mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters
      the closest members (live with them normally)
      Extended Family
      family who you see less often
      aunts, uncles, grandparents, other blood relatives
    • Types of Families
      Adoptive Families
      one or more children
      child is NOT blood relative to either parent
      Foster Families
      temporary families
      adults care for children who cannot live with their own parents (many reasons why)
    • Types of Families
      Same-sex Families
      parents / adults are either both women or both men
      sometimes kids, sometimes no kids