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Stanfield Town And Gown

  1. 1. ur Children Our Community Fostering Safety, Stability, and Well-Being
  2. 2. stanfield.pbwiki.com request access
  3. 3. ur Children Our Community Fostering Safety, Stability, and Well-Being
  4. 4. Todd Stanfield, PhD, LCSW Associate Professor, Social Work •director of mental health center •psychotherapist for children •child welfare worker •evaluator of state and federal grants •research asst. in NIMH funded center •once a child - now a parent
  5. 5. Please make yourself notes regarding questions. 7:30 - Questions & Discussion 7:45 - BREAK 8:00 - Dr. Rosebrough 9:00 - Questions & Discussion
  6. 6. why are you here? student professional parent caring citizen
  7. 7. why are you here? LEARN all you can BUILD relationships SHARE your knowledge TO HELP CHILDREN
  8. 8. 5 weeks education juvenile justice health (physical & mental) child welfare children around the world
  9. 9. Nov 3 6:30 Dr. Todd Stanfield - “Today’s Children: Key Indicators of Well-Being” 8:00 Dr. Tom Rosebrough - quot;What Happened to Mr. Rogers Neighborhood: Fostering Safe and Stable Communitiesquot; Nov 10 6:30 Steve Hornsby, J. D. - Juvenile Delinquency: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going 8:00 Juvenile Justice Panel Discussion Nov 17 6:30 Aleida Guzman (World Vision) - “Top Issues Facing Children Globally” 8:00 Global Issues Effecting Children Panel Discussion Nov 24 6:30 Dr. Lisa Piercey - “Child Abuse From A Community Perspective 8:00 Dr. Sam Carney - “The Bully, the Bullied, and Kid Rage” Dec 1 6:30 Dr. Nancy Zambito - quot;Growing Up To Drop Out: A School and Community Challengequot; 8:00 Panel - Taking Action: Steps We All Can Take To Foster Community for Our Children
  10. 10. Framework for Analyzing Issues Effecting Children
  11. 11. What We Will Cover •How we tend to think about these issues •Nature vs. Nurture debate •Ecological perspective •Risk - Resilience framework •Indicators of Well-Being •Evidence-Based Interventions
  12. 12. Single Causes are a Myth
  13. 13. How We Think About These Issues Premature Closure of Inquiry
  14. 14. in the moment... What do we think? What do we feel? What do we do?
  15. 15. universal experience Own childhood Life events Compare our experience Causal attributions parental responsibility “Us vs. Them” dichotomies
  16. 16. how we define “child” child juvenile youth adolescent teenager infant toddler
  17. 17. how we define “child” chronological age maturity age of accountability parental responsibility “it takes a village”
  18. 18. parens patriae parent of the country government has the responsibility (and authority) to take care of children
  19. 19. causal attribution What we actually believe causes a problem.
  20. 20. etiology The scientific study of what causes a particular problem.
  21. 21. Which children get noticed? problems break laws neglected abused very successful
  22. 22. problem oriented
  23. 23. goals of parenting socialization “nurture and admonition of the Lord” - Eph. 6:4 “grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man”. - Luke 2:52
  24. 24. prosocial adjective Psychology relating to or denoting behavior that is positive, helpful, and intended to promote social acceptance and friendship. New Oxford American Dictionary
  25. 25. Nature vs. Nurture
  26. 26. Nature vs. Nurture
  27. 27. Nature vs. Nurture “I want to work with kids”
  28. 28. Nature vs. Nurture etiology
  29. 29. Nature vs. Nurture pro-life
  30. 30. Developmental • Freud • Erikson • Piaget • Kohlberg
  31. 31. Nature
  32. 32. Neurotransmitters
  33. 33. Nurture
  34. 34. Maslow 1. Physiological Needs (food, shelter, water, & warmth) 2. Safety 3. Love 4. Esteem 5. Self-Actualization
  35. 35. Risk - Resilience Paradigm
  36. 36. Nature vs. Nurture risk factors
  37. 37. Risk Factors Fraser & Terzian any event, condition, or experience that increases the probability that a problem will be formed, maintained, or exacerbated
  38. 38. Risk Factors cumulative long-term effects interactive
  39. 39. Risk Factors environmental ‣poverty ‣disorganized neighborhoods ‣low neighborhood attachment ‣pollution (conception & gestation as well)
  40. 40. Risk Factors interpersonal / social ‣ poor family communication ‣ inadequate child-parent bond ‣ addiction in family ‣ failing schools ‣ low school commitment ‣ rejection by conforming peers ‣ acceptance by antisocial peers
  41. 41. Risk Factors individual ‣ familial history of addiction ‣ sensation-seeking orientation ‣ poor impulse control ‣ attention deficits ‣ hyperactivity
  42. 42. Protective Factors Fraser & Terzian resources (individual or environmental) that minimize the impact of risk
  43. 43. Nature vs. Nurture protective factors
  44. 44. Protective Factors Fraser & Terzian p. 9 environmental ‣educational & employment opportunities ‣caring relationships with adults ‣social support from non-family members ‣support from church
  45. 45. Protective Factors Fraser & Terzian p. 9 interpersonal / social ‣attachment to parents ‣caring relationships with siblings ‣low parental conflict ‣high levels of commitment to school ‣beliefs in pro-social norms and values
  46. 46. Protective Factors Fraser & Terzian p. 9 individual ‣social an problem-solving skills ‣positive attitude ‣temperament ‣high intelligence ‣low childhood stress ‣spirituality
  47. 47. Resilience Perseverance Toughness Bounce - Back Emotional Intelligence Can Be Built Through Protective Factors
  48. 48. accumulation Resilience = Risk Factors + Protective Factors
  49. 49. etiology cumulative complex single causes are a myth
  50. 50. social location of child’s family = power Race / Ethnicity Health Class (Economics) Job Status Gender Geography Age Urban / Rural
  51. 51. social stratification Weber wealth prestige power life chances
  52. 52. life chances
  53. 53. inequality resources & choices condition vs. opportunity exposure vs. outcomes
  54. 54. Kids Count Percentage of children in single parent homes 70% 65% 56% 42% 37% 28% 23% 14% 0% White Black Hispanic
  55. 55. Kids Count Percentage of Children in Poverty 50% 40% 30% 35% 28% 20% 10% 11% 0% White Black Hispanic
  56. 56. Children in Brief Percentage of Children in Poverty 50% 40% 42% 30% 20% 10% 8% 0% Single Moms Married Couples
  57. 57. Children in Brief Percentage of Children in Poverty Single Mom Married Couple 50% 50% 47% 40% 30% 33% 20% 19% 10% 12% 0% 4% White Black Hispanic
  58. 58. Kids Count No parent has full-time, year-round employment 70% 60% 50% 50% 40% 30% 37% 20% 27% 10% 0% White Black Hispanic
  59. 59. Families USA No Healthcare Coverage 50% 40% 30% 32.1% 20% 19.5% 10% 10.4% 0% White Black Hispanic
  60. 60. Children in Brief Environment 60% 50% 55% 40% 30% 20% 10% 10% 0% Air (asthma) Water
  61. 61. Children in Brief associated with 6 point drop in child’s IQ
  62. 62. 73.9 million 25% of pop. 1964 - 36% 2020: 1 in 4 Hispanic
  63. 63. 38 % births unmarried 2 married parents 68% 1980 - 77% moms - 23%
  64. 64. 20% speak a non-English language at home
  65. 65. inequality condition vs. opportunity exposure vs. outcomes
  66. 66. Nature vs. Nurture etiology
  67. 67. advertising
  68. 68. television video games internet violence advertising consumerism No Child Left Inside
  69. 69. community “who is my neighbor”? interdependence schools churches
  70. 70. West Nickel Creek
  71. 71. Nature vs. Nurture etiology
  72. 72. Risk - Resilience Paradigm
  73. 73. etiology cumulative complex single causes are a myth
  74. 74. The scientific knowledge we have gained about the causes and “cures” of problems effecting children has not yet been “systematically applied to policy or program design”. Jenson & Fraser
  75. 75. Credits • Photos from • istockphoto.com • adbusters.org • flickr.com (cindy seigle)

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