Which of the following is an example of "four pluses and a wish"?
You have asked Ricky to put away his toys four times and with no response you begin to pick them up yourself.
You smile, compliment Ricky on his toy fort, ask him to tell you about it, remind him that in 10 minutes he will need to put his toy fort away and prepare for bed
You tell Ricky you wish he would pick up his toys and put them away
You tell Ricky that you are going to start counting and that he had better get his toys picked up before you reach four
Which of the following is not a structural factor discussed in relation to the decision about becoming parents?
Place of residence
Ethnic group membership
Size of family desired
According to Briggs and ideas about psychological safety, there are ________________ levels of self-esteem
Erickson proposes that people become parents in order to fulfil a sense of ___________.
Communicative roadblocks are one of two challenges that interfere with parents' ability to actively listen to their children. The other challenge is:
Lack of an affective vocabulary that includes a range of feeling words
Lack of an ability to stay focused on the needs of the child
Excessive life experiences that interfere with not jumping to conclusions
Excessive vocabulary that causes one to describe what the child is experiencing in words that the child does not understand
In lecture, we discussed four tasks that occur in the parent-adolescent relationship. Which of the following are those four tasks?
Autonomy, thrill seeking, conflict, and renegotiation
Intimacy, shift from parents to peers, conflict, and renegotiation
Thrill seeking, shift from parents to peers, intimacy, and renegotiation
Autonomy, shift from parents to peers, conflict, and renegotiation
Which of the following is not a reason why mothers experience more conflict with their adolescent children?
Mother-adolescent relationships are less intimate
Mothers are perceived as less powerful than fathers
Mothers are more active in daily discipline
Mother-adolescent relationships are more intimate
Which of the following is an example of peer culture?
Playing a board game with your parents and friends
Wearing certain clothes to school that your parents would approve of
Playing board games with your siblings
Wearing certain clothes to school that your friends will approve of
What is the definition of emotional autonomy?
Freedom of action
Independence of values, attitudes, beliefs, and exploration of alternatives
Freedom of excessive need for parental approval, support, and closeness
Freedom to have your own perspectives and emotional responses
Adolescents whose parents are _____________________ have a tendency to be dependent, passive, conforming, less self-assured, less creative, and less socially skilled than other adolescents
Within one's culture of origin, the transmission of culture is a(n) _______________ process.
Acculturation is a(n)______________
Social change process
Easy process for children
Difficult process for parents and younger children
Individual change process
Which of the following is not an acculturation outcome?
Cultural psychology is influenced by____________________
What are the two dimensions of filial maturity?
Parental distancing and parental comprehending
Parental distancing and parental reconnecting
Parental reconnecting and parental comprehending
Parental distancing and parental maturity
During parental comprehending...
Understand fathers earlier than mothers
Understand both parents early in our 20's
Understand both parents late in our 40's
Understand mothers earlier than fathers
Which of the following is a critique of the Solidarity Model?
Focus on consensus and cohesion suggests positive feelings are valued
Realistic picture of family cohesion
Supports conflict and contradictory elements of family experience
Focuses on how things "should be" rather than "how they are" in families
What is the difference between "empty nest" and "full nest" ?
Full nest is when adult children no longer live with parents and empty nest is when adult child returns to live with parents
Empty nest is when adult children no longer live with parents and full nest is when adult child returns to live with parents
Full nest and empty nest mean the same thing therefore there is no distinction
Full nest is when parents establish and guide their children and empty nest is when adult children no longer live at home
Which of the following is not part of the intergenerational solidarity model of healthy family functioning?
Which of the following characterizes the Fantasy stage of blended family formation?
Stepparent has a larger role in the family and couple work as a team
Children and adults may have mixed feelings of allegiance and guild that can interfere with effective functioning in the new family form
The stepparent will be adored and loved by stepchildren right away
Biological parent feels caught in the middle between their new married relationship and their children
At which stage of blended family formation is the new family at high risk of being dissolved via divorce?
Which of the following is not a stage that children experience in reacting to parental divorce?
Which of the following is not a classification of one-parent families?
Couple separates after a cohabitation or marriage
Female partner in a married relationship has a child with their extra marital partner
A woman gives birth to a child and does not live with the child's father or another partner
Father or mother is widowed
What are the three aspects that distinguish one parent families from two parent families?
Parental characteristics, economic conditions, and number of familial transitions
Parental characteristics, household conditions, and number of familial transitions
Personality characteristics, economic conditions, and number of familial transitions
Parental characteristics, economic conditions, and number of children
17 year old Laura and her mother have a good relationship where they talk to each other, express their feelings, and share similar values. However, Laura enjoys having her own separate identity from her mother and making her own choices. This is an example of
Independence with interdependence
What are Lightfoot's ideas about autonomy and risk taking?
Risk taking is not an indication of autonomy
Risk taking is an exploration of parental boundaries
Risk taking is an exploration of autonomy
Risk taking is dangerous and a sign of rebellion
When adolescent decides to run away from home, the process has been described as
From Youniss and Smollar's study, which of the following is NOT a perception of parents from an adolescents view point?
Assertion of expectations
Intimate and non defensive
Obedience and respect
Non-intimate and defensive
Which of the following is true about the factors that influence the timing of leaving home for North American young adults?
If parents have enough resources available
Parent's believe that their children should leave home when they can earn more than $50,000 a year
Parent's believe that their children should stay home until they are married
If parents are not married, the young adult stays home longer
James is 27 years old and has moved back to his parent's house for the third time. James is
A failure to launch adult child
A boomerang adult child
A full nest adult child
A empty nest adult child
Historically, how have women achieved a sense of generativity?
Making family dinners
Caring for children
Household financial provider
Who is most likely to have an unintentional pregnancy?
35 year old Nicky who works as a lawyer
16 year old April who dropped out of high school
27 year old Janet who is finishing her masters degree
19 year old Leslie who just applied to college
Out of the following individuals, who would not be considered a one parent family?
Jamie who is a widower raising two children
Jill and tony, who have one child and are divorcing after 10 years of marriage
Amy and brad, who are having an affair and are currently married to other people
Jordan who has never married and is adopting his first child
Andrew and Dora have decided to divorce as they no longer have feelings for one another. What process of parental adaptations to divorce are Andrew and Dora experiencing?
Family system re-organization
Which of the following is not one of the 7 characteristics of blended families?
Children and families may have mixed feelings of allegiance and guilt that interferes with the new family system
All members of the blended family experience role confusion
Ex-spouses and grandparents can continue to have input and influence in the family system
Children are willing to participate in the new family system
Regina wants to hang out with her friends and does not want to listen to her step-father Henry. Henry has requested that Regina complete her homework as one of the rules in their blended family that was established by the children and their mother was that homework must be finished before going out with friends. What should Henry do?
Tell Regina to do her homework
Remind Regina of the household rule and punish her when she challenges his authority as a parent
Remind Regina of the household rule that she and her mother established and enforce the rule on her mothers behalf
Send Regina to her room and ground her for a week while telling her that she must respect her parents
Tom is 67 years old. After watching an episode of Oprah, he starts to think about his life and the expectations he had for his adult children. Which of the following potential outcomes is correct?
If Tom reflects on his life and has regrets, he will develop despair, and this is also related to his children meeting his expectations for them.
If Tom reflects on his life and sees it as being positive, he will develop a sense of integrity, and this is also related to his children not meeting his expectations for them
If Tom reflects on his life and has no regrets, he will not develop despair, and this is also related to his children not meeting his expectations for them
If Tom reflects on his life and sees it as being positive, he will develop a sense of integrity, and this is also related to his children meeting his expectations for them.
For those adult children living less than 10 miles, their
Mothers' retirement is associated with fewer visits
Fathers' retirement is associated with fewer visits
Both fathers' and mothers' retirement is associated with more visits.
Mothers and fathers' retirement contributes to strains in the parent-child relationship
Which of the following is not one of the characteristics of parents that influence whether they will be cared for by their children?
Their marital status
The number of children they have
Their level of education
Geographical distance between older parents and their adult children
Is lessened as older parents grow older
Remains the same as parents grow older
Becomes significantly greater as parents get older
Detrimentally affects close ties between older parents and their adult children
Which of the following is not a model of family violence proposed by researchers?
From the Canadian Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect (2008), which two forms of child maltreatment were most commonly reported?
Exposure to partner violence and physical abuse
Neglect and physical abuse
Emotional maltreatment and neglect
Exposure to partner violence and neglect
Which of the following was not one of the primary caregiver risk factors identified by the Canadian Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect (2008)?
Parental divorce as a child
Few social supports
Victim of domestic violence
Mental health issues
Robert is concerned about his niece and nephew. When he visits with them, their clothes are dirty, have holes in them, and the children appear to be malnourished. Robert wants to call Family and Children's Services, but he is concerned about what people would say about his family and reporting his sister for maltreatment. He wants to help but he is afraid of the embarrassment of the situation for himself and his family. What is stopping Robert from voluntary reporting?
Nature of problems surrounding abuse
Sense of secrecy and shame
Dependency of children
Fear of reprisal from the children's mother
What is an example of a counter-transition?
Going to University
Buying a house
Becoming a grandparent
Becoming a parent
Who helps their families by "just being there"?
Re-fathers are beneficial to:
Fathers and adult children
No benefit for any family member
What factor can define your lifestyle?
"My main reason for existence is procreation" is a statement of what kind of reasoning?
At what age is your frontal lobe full developed to make successful decisions?
What type(s) of parents are more likely to use the no-lose method of conflict resolution?
Democratic and Authoritarian
Permissive and Authoritarian
What are the 3 major components of child abuse?
Nature of culture, Nature of Caregiver, Stress
Nature of child, Nature of Family, Stress
Nature of Culture, Nature of Child, Nature of Caregiver
Nature of Child, Nature of Caregiver, Stress
The House of Self, proposed by Briggs, consists of what three elements?
Words, Self-Esteem, Treatment by Parents
Interactions, Body Language, Self-Esteem
Words, Body Language, Treatment by Parents
Parental promises, Words, Body Language
Family acculturation is best described as:
Changes in constructed relationships between grandparents, parents, and children as the family unit enforces traditions at home while allowing more liberty outside the home (in the host culture)
Traditional relationships between parent and child changes, as the family moves from culture of origin to host culture
Enforcement of values from culture of origin while in host culture between traditional parent and child relationships
Adaptation of host culture values between traditional parent and child relationships as the family moves away form the culture of origin
The video shown in class of Bend It Like Beckham, is an example of:
Cultural Prevention Strategy
The following is/are defining feature(s) that separates authoritarian and traditional parenting styles
Lack of support
some of these answers
none of these answers
Adolescents are more concerned with ________________ autonomy than with any other form.
In adolescence, a shift in Attachment from parents to peers is an indicator of healthy adult development. How long does it take for this shift to occur?
about 6 months
about 12 months
about 18 months
about 24 months