Child Development

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What is a family?
A family is a basic unit of society.
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What is a Nuclear family?
This is a family that consits of parents and children, who live seperate from the rest of their family.
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What is a Extended family?
All of the family live together in the same house or near to each other so the can easily meet up.
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What is a Step family?
Children living together because of a new relationship.
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What is Single parent family?
The ast majority of single parent families are mothers. this is because of: death, divorce, adoption and surragocy.
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Family and Parenting
Key terms
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What is Conjugal roles?
This is where men and women share tasks in the home.
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What is a Reconstituted family?
This a family a male or a female has had a relationship and children thay have seperated and gone into a new relationship with their children.
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What is a Nomadic family?
This is a family that live in a mobile home or different travel sites.
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What is a Communal family?
Children who are cared for by their parents or careers and live in a commune.
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What is Cohabitation?
Adults who live together as if they are married but without a legal contract.
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Why is marriage marriage less popular now?
Its too expensive, women are more independant, awareness of divorce and insecurity of employment.
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What is the most common family structure in the uk today?
conjucal roles
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What are the two ways family life has changed in the last 30 years?
Families are smaller and Divorce has increased
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What are the responsibilities of parents under the children act?
Naming and Registering the child, Deciding where the child will live, Making sure they are educated between the age of 5-16, Consenting to medical care and treatment, Maintaining and Protecting the child and Applyind for a passport for the child.
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How can divorce effect the child?
They may feel unsecure, be indenial, feel relived and go through emotional guilt.
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What are the changing patterns in parenting and family life?
Family size has decreased and teenage pregnance has increased, Families are more child centered, There has been an increase in ethic diversity, Increase in people living home later, More variety of family life, Increase in lone-parent families.
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What types of care are their for children?
Residential care, Foster care and Adoption
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What is Residential care ?
Residential homes provide short-term care. Adult carers take responsibility for small groups of children. Residential care can be the best action for some children.
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What is Foster care ?
This is where a child is placed with another family who will take care, support the child and treat them as part of their family.
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What is the role of foster care ?
there are more children placed in foster care then in residential homes as it is thought to be a better type of care for children.
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What are the regulations of foster care ?
foster carers are checked by the social services department to make sure they are suitable to accept responsibility for children in their care.
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What is adoption ?
Adoption is the legal process where adults become parents to children they have not given birth to.
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What are the aspects of culture ?
Traditions, Religion,Food, Hygiene, Education, Language, Family size and music, songs, drama, literature and art.
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Looked after children
Adoption- provides a permanent home Fostering- theyre paid by local authoritys
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Why children may end up in care?
the parents are in prision, parents arent able to cope, lost both parents, parents may be too young, there is evidence of abuse and break down of a relationship.
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what is the care order?
Social services obtain a care order from the courts which allows them to place a child in local authority care.
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What is voluntary agreement?
sometimes parents ask for their child to be taken into care by the local authority when they feel unable to parent.
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What is a Nuclear family?

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