Family Dynamics Test Review

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The Family Crucible 1. How did both the Mom and Dad of the Brice family view Claudia in their relationship? Answer: The Dad viewed Claudia as an emotional need he felt distance from his wife and used Claudia to fill that void. The Mom felt jealous of the Father Daughter relationship that Claudia and her husband had. She would fight with Claudia to get back at her husband through their daughter. (Chapter 6, pg. 86) Walsh Text Ch. 5: (pg. 104) List three risks of experiencing divorce? Answer: Household income Education Age at marriage Ch. 6: (pg. 131) What is the most common form of single parenting? Answer: Low-income minority mothers Chapter 3. Normal Family Processes 1. The best antidote to flooding is to: a. Keep talking through it b. Take a break c. Do nothing d. Ignore each other Answer= b 2. Bringing Baby Home focuses on a. Promoting positive couple relations over the transition to parenthood b. Promoting positive father involvement c. Promoting positive copareting and sensitive parenting d. All of the above Answer = d The Family Crucible 3. T/F The ecological movement has sensitized us to the interdependence of living systems, and the new sciences of sociology, anthropology, and psychology have helped us understand the interrelatedness of human social systems. Answer = T Week 3 Chapter 5 & 6 Chapter 5 in the Normal Family Processes states that there are specific risk factors that contribute to divorce. List 4 of the 8 factors. (pg.104) 1.Education
2.Household Income
5.Age at Marriage
6.Parents' Marital History
7.Community Unemployment Rate
8.Percent of Families in Poverty 2. The number of single parent households now constitutes over 1/4 of all american families with children under the age of 18. (pg. 128 chapter 6) (This Question is fill in the blank) 3. In Chapter 6 NFP states
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