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  • 1. Intergenerational Family Systems
  • 2. Definition
    • A Family with a biological parent living in the house with an adult child
    • 3. Examples
      • A 76 year old parent moves in with her Daughter and Husband
      • 4. An adult child gets divorced and moves back home with his parents
  • 5. Definitions
    • Differs from multigenerational family
      • A group of people from different generations who may or not be related
      • 6. Example
      • 7. A family takes in an older adult who is not related but needs care
  • 8. Incidence over time
      Doubled since 1970
  • 9. Assessing and Treating
    • Knowledge of several areas
      • Aging
      • 10. Beliefs about how family members relate to elders
      • 11. Beliefs about the aging process
      • 12. After you have watched this video post three beliefs you have about the aging process
  • 13. Life Course Developmental Perspective looks at how chronological age, relationships, common life transitions, and social change shape people’s lives from birth to death.
  • 14. Impacts
    • Cultural and Family Expectations
    • 15. Life Course Developmental Perspective
    • 16. Intergenerational Relationships
  • 17. Family are Systems
    • System are always in motion, they are never at some final place
    • 18. Family evolves consistently
  • 19. Examples of Families Evolving
    • Stop for a minute and think about a time in your families life when it had to adjust to a change, when it had to evolve.
    • 20. Reflect on that moment to understand the concept
  • 21. Developmental Issues
    • Normative Developmental Transitions
      • Transition we make through life that are expected based upon our development
      • 22. For a family think of
        • When a couple has a child
        • 23. When the child goes to school
        • 24. When one parent gets a raise
        • 25. When a second child is born
        • 26. When the children leave the as adults
  • 27. Developmental Transitions
    • Non-normative
      • Transition that are outside the usual developmental or “normal developmental process”
      • 28. For a family
        • Death of a young child
        • 29. Layoff or loss of job for the main breadwinner
        • 30. Premature death of a parent
        • 31. Elderly adult moving back into the home of a family
  • 32. Assessing Families Using a Life course Perspective
    • In the assessment process
      • Focus on the notion of linked lives
      • 33. Emphasis on history as an important factor
      • 34. All contributing the the divergent paths taken by individuals and families across the life span
  • 35. Principles
    • Age Stratification
      • People of different generations confront unique challenges because of individual development and social change
    • Human Development over time
      • Individual time
      • 36. Generational Time
      • 37. Historical Time
  • 38. Principles
    • Cohorts
      • Groups of People who enetr a similar experince at the same time
    • Transitions
      • Events serve as markers
  • 39. Trajectories
    • Pathways of Individual and Family Development
    • 40. Different Meaning for Different Individuals
    • 41. Family Trajectories are determined by the place Family in the
      • Larger Social World
      • 42. Their Generational Time
      • 43. Their Historical Time
  • 44. Pause the Presentation
    • Go to the link below
    • 45. Once there complete a timeline (follow the directions)
    • 46. Create a timeline for members of your family of different generations
    • 47. Look at those timelines and consider how history and when you were born impact you and how they may impact a family
  • 48. Review
    • Based upon what you have learned?
      • About Generational Difference
      • 49. About the impact of people's cohort group
      • 50. About the elderly and their impact in the family
      • 51. Go to the Discussion Board and answer these questions.