His primary responsibility is to bring in the income to support for the family. Also, father show his love by protecting, giving suggestion, and guidelines for the kids. On the other hand, the mother in typical household plays a significant role in nurturing, guidance and family growth. Her primary responsibility may be to take care of the family. She shows her love by spending a great deal of time with childcare and child-rearing as well as doing household chores such as cleaning, cooking or grocery shopping to make sure the kids have educational and nurturing home environment.
Secondly, the ‘reproductive' function relates to bearing and raising children. The family provides the society with new members and assumes responsibility for raising them. Thirdly, production and rearing of the child relevant the family provides the individual life and a chance to survive. We owe our life to the family. The child, who is helpless at the time of birth, is given the needed protection of the family.
In the article “Stemming the Tide of Trauma Systemically: The Role of Family Therapy” by Charles R. Figley, and Kathleen Regan Figley we learn about how trauma effects people. In this article Trauma is defined as an experience sudden and could be potentially deadly. Depending on how bad the trauma is it could leave lasting and troubling memories for a person. For some trauma events people can become very dangerous towards others like close family or friends. Some use the principles of family therapy to help treat the primary and the secondary traumatic reactions to help the person who is going through this traumatic event.
Introduction The decline of a parent’s age and health, death of one parent often means that the other parent will need support socially and emotionally or services from family members. Some of the needs are helping with meals, cleaning, transportation or financial matters. Toni, like many adult children are confronted with increased interaction with her aged mother and decisions that will affect her life, immediate family’s life and her mother’s life. When the relationships are built on quality it makes decision making easy when it comes to the burden of caregiving. When the relationship between parents and adult children have been positive with each other over the years caring for, making changes and decisions of aging parents are easier to prepare for.
Family Support As an individual, each family member must strive for a balance of social, emotional, physical and spiritual health. It has been said that one does not pick his or her family but optimally, a family can be a resource for comfort with the loss of a loved one, stress from a job or other factor that perhaps only the family would understand. Before the turn of the century, generally, the mother would be at home taking care of child rearing and household tasks while the father was working and providing the financial resources. The traditional dynamic changed, when World War I, II and the depression became part of the traditional western lifestyle. Women needed to start working and children worked, too, until laws disallowed it and
Leona Lolohea 3/3/15 ENGTR105 Final Draft Private Caregiver vs. Home Care Agency When our loved ones can no longer live independently, it becomes necessary for assistance to step in. Once the decision has been made that your loved one will remain in the home, many families then have to choose between hiring a home care agency or a private caregiver. There are a lot of reliable sources that can help to make this decision a little easier. Selecting the right type of care can make all the difference in the happiness, duration of life, and quality of life, of our loved ones. When choosing to hire a private caregiver it is usually less expensive than it is to hire a home care agency.
A family is made up of mother, father, and children. Children are supposed to be raised by both parents, because they are weak, innocent and need the love and care of both. A father and a mother have vital roles in upbringing their children into potential and useful people to contribute to social development. The types of responsibilities each parent have are different, but the amount may be the same. Parents cannot assume unequal responsibility due to children development sake, the difficulty of raising children, and family happiness because what father can give to children is different from that of the mother and what mother can give to the children is different from that of the father.
This can cause conflicts and resistance. For this reason it is very important that social workers, foster parents, and natural parents be sensitive and support the child through the separation process. (Crosson-Tower, 2008, p.351) The transitory nature of the foster care system has been seen as a problem especially for children who already have attachment issues. These moves can create even greater problems. (As cited in Crosson-Tower, 2008, p.351).
In general anyone who wants to improve trouble relationships can benefit from family therapy. Family therapy can be used to address many specific issues, such as: -conflict between parents and children -marital and financial problems -the effects of substance abuse and depression on the entire family -family relationships and changes in family life -adult mental health -parenting issues or skills -supporting family members through separation, and divorce -child and adolescent behavior -emotional disorders including anxiety, depression, loss and grief -anorexia, bulimia and other eating disorders -supporting family members in step-family life -emotional abuse or violence -trauma -work stress -health problems (could be chronic) Some forms of family therapy are based on cognitive, behavioral, experiential, psychodynamic psychology, the most commonly practiced methods of this therapy are based on Family Systems Theory. Family systems theory proposes that we as individuals first learn about ourselves, our emotions and how to manage close relationships from the experience we have growing up in or family of origin. This personal experience influences how we tend to function in all other relationships we may have throughout our lives. As we come to better understand ourselves in our family emotional system, and work to
Grandparents can sometimes become unable to care for themselves. Sharing an accommodation with their family members may be a better option than going to live in an age home. Grand children can look after their grandparents. Relatives are always loving and caring to the aged. Another advantage of having three or more generations living together under the same roof is that, there is always someone to watch the youngest generation.