Hard-Working Children Case Study

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1. Introduction Ken was a hard-working student in secondary school. Teacher often praised him on his attitude. He decided of having some problems among Intra- and Interpersonal Competence. And, I found that there are three main problems on this case. The three main problems that Ken may be suffered are parenting style – permissive parenting, negative thoughts and low self-concept. Those problems will be presented by studies at the following. 2. Content 2.1 Parenting style – Permissive parenting 2.1.1. Problem In this case, Ken is the only one of the child in his home. And his parents supported him and gave him everything that he asked for. They have not demand him something. According to Baumrind (1967, 1971, 1978), he said that there are 4 parenting styles what are authoritative parenting, authoritarian parenting, permissive parenting and neglectful parenting. In this case, Ken’s parents belong to permissive parenting. Permissive parenting has few demands to their children and they tend to indulge their children. Ken’s parents connive Ken because they often give him what he what he wants and less to demands Ken to do something even no to demand. 2.1.2 Solution According to Gwen Ddewar (2010), he said that the best child outcomes…show more content…
So, Ken should change the negatives feelings to positive feelings. There are some ways to change the negatives feelings. According to Hanna et al. (2010), they thought that there are some ways to create positive feelings. One of them is live in the present and learns to count your blessings. Focus on the process instead of only focus on the results. Every experience is what you have gained already. And, Ken could cultivate optimistic attitude. Everyone needs to experience many setbacks. Therefore, we should have a optimistic attitude to support us to pass these

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