mid term

demographics
the statistical data of a human population
dysfunctional
impaired in function
extended family
kinship group consisting of children, parents, and close relatives
Nuclear family
a social unit composed of parents and a child
TANF
Temporary Aid to Needy Families – the welfare reform legislation passed in 196
Culture
The various understandings, traditions, and guidance of the groups to which we all belong, the ways of living developed by a social group and transmitted to succeeding generations, the social backgrounds the imbue children with particular forms of knowledge, values, and expectations for behavior.
diversity
state of being varied, as by familystructure,race,religion, socioeconomic class, primary language, ethnic background, and so on.
androgynuos
having the charactoristics os both sexes
attachment
the strong, affectionate mutual tie formed in the first two years following birth and enduring over a lifetime.
Authoritative
requiring complete obedience to authority
Assertive/democratic
with the weight of predictable authority
Generative
a concern for establishing and guiding the next generation
Nuturing
encouraging, supporting, caring, nourishing
permissive
having a low level of demands or expectations for children’s behavior, tolerating behavior outside of the bounds, hands-off style of interaction
touchpoints model
model developed by T. Barry Brazelton to support families at key points of disruption during their children’s development
trilemma
a dilemma that affects three parties as in the parents, the child, and the school
Seven Roles of parents
1.Nurturer
2. Part of Adult Relationships
3. An individual
4. Worker
5. Consumer
6. Community member
7. Educator
Seven Emotional Responses of parents
1. Irrevocability of parenting
2. Restrictions, isolation, fatigue
3. Dealing with parenting myths
4. Guilt
5. Satisfaction related to self-esteem
6. Uncertainty
7. Real concerns for their children
Deficit Model
working from the perspective of being inadequate or inferior
Empowerment
enabling, strengthening
Family-centered
focusing on children and parents as a unit, with the parentsbecoming active in their children’s development – not teaching parents and children in seperate distinct programs.
Intervention
process of interfering with particularcircumstances so as to change them
Mandate
an authoritative order or command – something that must be done
affect
demonstration od feelings
ecology
interactions between individual and the environment
gatekeeping
keeping others away from the child – either physically or by subtle interefernce
microsystem
small part of a system that forms a unified whole: related to children- bounds in a childs world – home schooland the like
partiality
tendency to favor one person over the other
ratinality
thinking based on reasoning
spontaneity
acting from natural impulses
turf
area of familiarity over which one asserts authority
authentic
genuine, real
code of ethics
statement adopted by the National Association for the Education of young childrenin 1989 to provide guidelines for ethical behavior of professionals
empathized
to identify with or experience the feelings of another individual
expertise
special skill or knowledge in a particular field
professionalism
display of professional charactor or spirit or methods

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