He just voluntarily says he wants to live with me." What the Parent doesn 't understand is that it is not what "you say," but your behavior and actions, which encourage a certain type of behavior by a Child. In addition to creating emotional turmoil and upset to your Child in the short term during the child custody conflict, this type of situation can also cause serious long term emotional damage. A Child will have a skewed view of adults and the proper way to behave. They will have trouble trusting other individuals.
• Victims may be afraid of getting the caregiver/abuser in trouble. • Victims may be unable to explain what happened because of the nature of their disability. What Makes Reporting Difficult for Caregivers? Taking the step to actually file a report can be difficult for many reasons: • Caregivers may be shocked, angered or embarrassed by what they hear or see. • Caregivers may be hearing information that is very contrary to their own personal standards.
Chapter 6 21st century child and peer pressure- How can parents protect their children against peer pressure, bullying and other related social problems. Peer pressure puts more strain on family bond than any other issue. Your child will eventually yield to certain decisions made for them by their peers, because they are afraid of not fitting into the group of friendship, or they are afraid that their friends will taunt them and make fun of them for not getting “cool”. Childhood should not be a carefree time, because schools and social lives can trigger stress in the lives of young children. It is important for parents to help their 21st children cope with stress and develop a skill and habit to handle everyday pressure.
“Aside from stress, there are two alternative hypotheses for why partnership instability might be associated with children’s behavior problems” (McLanahan and Osborne, 2007). The first hypothesis is the selection hypothesis which place both partnership and instability and the child behavior problems together. For instance, a parent can have psychological problems and find it difficult for him/her to maintain it, and his/her child can display more behavior problems. The second hypothesis is the reverse causality, and this is when parents have a child who has a serious behavior problem that can cause more partnership instability. In addition to this, parents raising a child without being married is similar to parents who are divorced.
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.
When the most important source; family betrayed them and cannot be trusted anymore, the child often feels that it is not possible to trust anyone in this world. They will end up being cautious with everyone they know in order to protect themselves from being abused again. The abused victim not always comfortable with people being close to them because of the bad experience they had been through had taught them that the loved ones cannot be trusted. Some of the victims may have the doubt and insecurity which makes them being a suspicious person over everything that they witnessed. Having a trust
It is found that the families are able to support each other because of their shared experiences and that they learn to recognize and understand what is happening in their own family by observing similar phenomena in other families. The support offered by the group is particularly helpful at the very difficult time when parents begin to detach themselves from the problems of their drug-abusing child. Another variant on systemic approaches is ‘network therapy’ in which family members and friends (where possible) are enlisted to provide ongoing support to promote attitude change. It uses psychodynamic and behavioural therapy while engaging the patient in a support network composed of family members and
How adolescent generally feel about their family, reflect the quality of relationships they have with their families. Proper loving and caring relationship with members of the family can make the adolescents confident and secure about their lives leading to improved mental well-being. Also, the school environmental factors such as relationships with the class teacher and peers, conflicts with peers, and engaging extracurricular
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).