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Family relationships final

  1. 1. HEALTHY FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS!!!
  2. 2. Q OF THE DAY Write about your favorite family tradition.  What makes this tradition so great?  When does it occur?  Who participates?
  3. 3. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS HEALTHY FAMILIES ARE THE FOUNDATION OF A HEALTHY SOCIETY.
  4. 4. WHAT IS A FAMILY? FAMILY: The basic unit of society  What does family mean to you?  Why is it be important to establish healthy families?  Promoting healthy families contributes to a healthy society!  How can we promote healthy families?
  5. 5. A HEALTHY FAMILY  Members freely express mutual love & respect  Members communicate effectively with one another  Members provide support, protection, & encouragement to each other  Members actively practice the 3 C’s of relationships:  Communication  Cooperation  Compromise
  6. 6. FUNCTION OF THE FAMILY Culture & Tradition Emotional Needs Physical Needs Social Needs
  7. 7. HEALTH TRIANGLE Mental/Emotional Health Social Health Physical Health
  8. 8. HEALTH TRIANGLE  Mental & Emotional Health  Family members nurture and support one another.  They contribute to a sense of belonging and a feeling of security.  Physical Health  The Family provides food, clothing, and shelter to its members.  Family members also promote healthful behaviors and safety skills.  Social Health  The family helps its members develop communication skills and the ability to get along with others.
  9. 9. TYPES OF FAMILIES  Nuclear Family: two parents and one or more children living in the same place .  Single Parent Family: one parent caring for one or more children.  Blended Family: consists of a married couple and their children from previous marriages (formed when a single parent remarries).
  10. 10. TYPES OF FAMILIES  Extended Family: a family that includes additional relatives beyond parents and children.  Adoptive Family: consist of a parent or parents and one or more adopted children. Can have both adopted and biological children.  Foster Family: the temporary placement of children in the homes of adults who are not related to them.
  11. 11. STRESSES ON THE FAMILY  Changes in Family Structure     Birth and Adoption Separation and Divorce Remarriage Death of a family member  Changes in Family Circumstances     Moving to a new home Changes in the family’s financial situation Illness and disability Alcohol or other drug abuse
  12. 12. CHANGES OCCURRING IN THE FAMILY TODAY  Dual Income  How does this affect the family?  Blended Families  How can this cause stress in the family?  Why is this a new situation we are being face with?  Single Parents  What difficulties can this cause?  Why is this a new circumstance today?
  13. 13. BIRTH ORDER  Birth order: The order in which children are born into a family influences the development of the children.  Each group is to list the advantages and disadvantages of their birth order on the butcher paper. Each group will present their findings.
  14. 14. OLDEST CHILD  Usually set up as an example to the other children.  Treated more like an adult by his/her parents.  A high achiever.  Given and accepts more responsibility than the other children.  Usually college-bound.  Independent.  Affectionate.
  15. 15. MIDDLE CHILD May work extra-hard to get recognition. Is usually a peacemaker. Is somewhat average in schoolwork, but is an all-around good student. Is usually a calm, even-tempered adult.
  16. 16. YOUNGEST CHILD  Gets a lot of attention, along with a lot of bossing.  May be spoiled.  Usually matures quickly.  May be undisciplined and irresponsible.  Is easy-going about school.  Likes to associate with someone who takes charge of situations.
  17. 17. HOW TO STRENGTHEN FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS… MAKE DEPOSITES!!!!! “You are 100% responsible for 50% of the relationship!!”  Demonstrate care & love  Show support, especially during difficult times  Demonstrate trust  Express commitment  Be responsible  Spend time together  Respect individuality  Work together to solve problems  Be sensitive to others’ needs

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