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A realistic source for facilitators of mother or father teams. It goals to reinforce emotional wellness in all kinfolk and to construct a feeling of neighborhood.

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Tasks of adolescence It is important for parents to understand the developmental tasks their young people are working on during the period of adolescence. The major tasks are as follows: Independence. Moving away from parents and other adults to be an independent identity. Establishment of a work identity and economic independence is the last stage of independence that can often be delayed due to extended education or difficulty finding employment. Accepting their bodies. ” and the constant exposure to measuring themselves against unrealistic role models in the media.

The manual that should have come with the kids, Sydney: Pan Macmillan Australia. Eastman, M. (1994) We’re OK, Secrets of happy families, Melbourne: HarperCollins. Mellor, K. & E. (1999) Parent Craft—Essential skills for raising children from infancy to adulthood, Sydney: Finch Publishing. Gray, J. (1999) Children are from Heaven—Positive parenting skills for raising cooperative confident and compassionate children, Sydney: Pan Macmillan. The mechanistic theory saw the child born as a ‘blank slate’, with the environment being the major influence over his or her development.

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