Intergenerational Family Systems
Definition <ul><li>A Family with a biological parent living in the house with an adult child
Examples </li><ul><li>A 76 year old parent moves in with her Daughter and Husband
An adult child gets divorced and moves back home with his parents  </li></ul></ul>
Definitions <ul><li>Differs from multigenerational family </li><ul><li>A group of people from different generations who ma...
Example
A family takes in an older adult who is not related but needs care </li></ul></ul>
Incidence over time <ul>Doubled since 1970 </ul>
Assessing and Treating <ul><li>Knowledge of several areas </li><ul><li>Aging
Beliefs about how family members relate to elders
Beliefs about the aging process
After you have watched this video post three beliefs you have about the aging process  </li></ul></ul>
Life Course Developmental Perspective looks at how chronological age, relationships, common life transitions, and social c...
Impacts <ul><li>Cultural and Family Expectations
Life Course Developmental Perspective
Intergenerational Relationships </li></ul>
Family are Systems <ul><li>System are always in motion, they are never at some final place
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Intergenerational Families (family assessment0

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

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