Additional risk factors include having a caregiver who has untreated/unresolved trauma and who may have difficulty with affect regulation, depression, anxiety, and/or hostility/aggression (Harris, et al., 2004). Being a member of a high-risk group such as: having Native American, Alaskan Native, African American, and mixed-race decent (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2008); being a homeless youth, LGBTQ+; and/or being a youth whose parents have a criminal record or history of mental illness can impede on the adolescent’s resiliency and ability to cope with trauma (Costello et al.,
Is there a lack of freedom in stability or a lack of stability in freedom? In the novel Bless Me Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya, Antonio’s coming of age is challenged domestically by the father/mother tension of freedom versus stability through their parental expectations. Generally in life, children seek to please their parents in everything they do. It is often conflicting parental expectations that send a child into an overwhelming state of distress wondering why they try so hard to attain the standards of both but inevitably end up disappointing one or the other. Maria and Gabriel are prime examples of parents that are completely disconnected from their family as a whole but most importantly detached from their son due to their unwillingness to compromise.
Sibling rivalries form because of unequal attention from parents between siblings, overwhelming amounts of jealousy of each sibling, and the development process and age of each sibling. Siblings rivalries will indefinitely form between siblings when parents give unequal attention and punishments. The hardest thing for a child to experience during is the birth of another child because the older child(ren) feel their relationship with their parents is being jeopardized. Children develop a sense of receiving unequal amounts of affection with the birth of a second child (Sibling Rivalry, CS Mott). Children don 't fully understand why their parents will always be around the newborn baby and not focus on them.
Expecting protection from them, instead the parent reacts to the child being upset by frightening them. The distress of the child is never marked nor recognized thus creating feelings of confusion in the child. Some researchers think that disorganization of infant attachment comes from the parents own unresolved fears. These fears are transmitted to the child which arouses fear in the infant. Slide 10 Situationism places emphasis on external and situational factors in personality and behavior.
Coming to grips with reality as one matures of passage celebrated around the world. Many young children are given ceremonies to celebrate the advancement to adulthood. What these ceremonies do not show is the confusion and turmoil caused by coming of age. Rudolfo Anaya’s novel, ‘Bless Me, Ultima’, shows the constant conflicts of adulthood and childhood. Anaya conveys this idea with the constant fighting between his family, hypocritical advice given by authority, and the death of vital characters to show that blossoming isn’t a pretty process.
The negative effects of divorce result in some changes in psychological and emotional of every one that is involved in the divorce process. After divorce many parents have some problems that they will need to figure out how to adjust with it for the rest of their life. The stress of divorce decreases or damage the relationship between parents and their child. It is also stressful for the parents to adjust to their role as a single parent. Divorce parents may not be able to provide all the necessary support that their children may need as they are going through some kind of stress.
Thirdly, advocating for the changing of hospital visiting policies. Currently the visiting policy in my facility is limited to one hour in the morning and another hour in the evening at a specific time. Extending family visiting hours has been found to be very essential for the practice of a successful family centered care. To add to it, working with families in decision making and information sharing in all practice settings taking into account the older child’s and young adult’s capacity for independent decision making and right to privacy and confidentiality. Finally, parents and guardians will be involved in ward rounds in making decisions for their patients.
Doctor Williams expresses that the child feels guilty for adding any anxiety onto one’s parents and will feel shameful for needing one’s basic needs. Feelings of neglect combined with dealing with a parent who has substance abuse can take a severe toll on the
Consequently, parents have a profound and on-going impact on their child. When children experience failures, they automatically look to their parents when they need comfort and solace. A home in which the parental figures change does not encourage a child to trust. “This discourages the healthy development of trusting relationships which causes psychological damage such as heightened aggressive and anti-social behavior. It also inhibits a child’s ability to make wise and rational decisions” (Poulter).
Thus, this process make people review their decision about having a child. Secondly, they may think that they are ready for having a child, and they want to raise a child although it has very hard responsibilities. However, this parents may have some psychological problems, and it affects child too. Chase-Landsdale and Pittman (2002) states that parents who have mental problems, are not warm and supportive of their children. This makes children unhappy and less self-confident.
From the moment a child is born, he or she has basic needs for comfort and affection that should be met. Children that are not properly nurtured early in life do not form quality attachments with adults and learn that they cannot be trusted to meet the child’s needs. Reactive attachment disorder can develop when the child does not form loving, secure, and stable attachments with others, caused by inadequate or inconsistent care, maternal depression or separation, abuse, or neglect, among other things. As the child ages, this can lead to a myriad of difficulties, some examples being issues regulating emotions and behavior, a lack of cause and effect thinking, a desire to be in control, poor peer relationships, lying, and a destructive, impulsive, and manipulative nature. It is believed that children with reactive attachment disorder have the ability to form secure attachments, but this capacity has been compromised by their experiences early in life.
According to Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders Journal, ASD behavioral problems such as high levels of anxiety, hyperactivity, and obsessive-compulsive habits are causes of stress for parents and families living with the Autistic Child. (Peters-Scheffer and Simonoff) Raising an Autistic child often leads to disorganization, poor health habits, and marital arguments. According to Psychology Today Website, married couples of children with ASD take on two separate roles. The mother becomes fully aware of the child’s medical and social needs, as the father works hard to pay for them. (Sicile-Kira par.
The rising deaths and DCFS cases is a testament to the disservice our nation is doing to neglected and abused youths. Once kids are placed in the foster care system, they are often moved from one placement to another which may negatively impact all aspects of their lives that are critical to success in later life such as school, social relationships, and environmental/community influences. This constant separation and loss may lead youths to feel hopeless, and resent social interactions as they feel that social relationships are extremely fragile. This affects group treatment as individuals may drop-out of treatment due to a new placement, or decline to actively participate as they feel hopeless and feels distrustful of everything around them. When children and youths cannot trust their caregivers for reassurance, they have no where to turn but the public.