child development

Family types

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  • Created by: courtney
  • Created on: 03-10-10 13:07

Family type

Nuclear; mother/father + children

Reconstituted or Step; one or both parents have remarried/new partner

single; one parent looks after the children and makes the major decisions

adoptive; child is legally given a new set of parents permanently, not gentically connected

shared care; split parents who make joint care decisions

same sex; where to people of same sex have a baby through adoption/ surrogacy or sperm donation

foster family;where a child is placed with another family for short or long periods of time

extented; when another family of a different generation lives with the family

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