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Setting Limits
Katie and Bec
Making rules and setting limits
 Making rules and setting limits are
important in any family as it improves our
relations...
What is it?
 Creating a line between what is
expected on the child/teenager, what is
allowed and what is not allowed.
 T...
How are setting limits
effectively achieved?
 Good communication
 Respect
 Trust
 Fairness
 Reconciliation of values ...
Example: Good
communication
 A parent wants their child to put their toys
away. In order to achieve good
communication, t...
Example: Adjusting rules and
limits as the child grows older
 When a child is younger, the parent may
not wish for them t...
What happens when it isn’t
achieved?
 Conflict
 Rebellion
 Disrespect
 No trust
 Lack of honesty
Leading to…
 Disint...
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CAFS Rights and Responsibilities - Setting limits

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CAFS Rights and Responsibilities - Setting limits

  1. 1. Setting Limits Katie and Bec
  2. 2. Making rules and setting limits  Making rules and setting limits are important in any family as it improves our relationship with our family members and also with the outside world. Rules and limits improves our behavior and gives people security because people know what’s expected of them. It gives a sense of belonging and helps trust and honesty.
  3. 3. What is it?  Creating a line between what is expected on the child/teenager, what is allowed and what is not allowed.  These limits can impact/be impacted by:  Culture/religion  Gender  Age  Parenting styles  Personalities
  4. 4. How are setting limits effectively achieved?  Good communication  Respect  Trust  Fairness  Reconciliation of values and goals  Coming to an agreement about aspects of life e.g. religion/culture  Adjusting rules and limits as age of dependent increases and their sensibility increases
  5. 5. Example: Good communication  A parent wants their child to put their toys away. In order to achieve good communication, the parent would ask them to do so while also explaining the reasons why and perhaps a consequence if the child does not follow through.  “Please put your toys away so we can go to the park. If your room isn’t ready in ten minutes we can’t go.”
  6. 6. Example: Adjusting rules and limits as the child grows older  When a child is younger, the parent may not wish for them to stay home alone. As they become a teenager, however, they may relax this rule.
  7. 7. What happens when it isn’t achieved?  Conflict  Rebellion  Disrespect  No trust  Lack of honesty Leading to…  Disintegration of positive relationship  Negative wellbeing for both dependent and carer/parent

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