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GACE Health Education: Family Structure and Behaviors - Chapter Summary
You might have learned about topics related to family structure and behaviors previously, but you don't want to miss our new spin on the subject. Animated videos taught by subject-matter experts can help you familiarize yourself with the following areas:
- Stages of family life cycle and family systems
- Non-traditional families
- Differences between nuclear and extended families
- Parenting styles
- Family conflict: consequences
- Coping strategies for unhealthy family behavior
- Changing family patterns and coping strategies
Test your understanding by taking our short lesson quizzes and final chapter test. Depending on your results, you can move on to another section or go back and review any areas where you might need further clarification. Use our handy video tags to select sections of the video without having to watch it all again.
Objectives of the GACE Health Education: Family Structure and Behaviors Chapter
The GACE assesses your knowledge and abilities to work as a teacher in Georgia public schools. There are 200 total questions on this two-part test, and you have five hours to complete the computerized selected-response problems.
Questions pertaining to the topics in this chapter on family structure and behaviors are on the mental and emotional health/sexual health section of Test I, which accounts for 70% of the first test.
1. The Family Life Cycle: Definition, Stages & Theory
What kind of phases does a family typically go through? In this lesson, we will examine the family life cycle, as well as learn about two measurements for family health: cohesion and adaptability.
2. Family Systems: Definition and Types
Families come in all shapes and sizes. In this lesson, we'll examine what makes a family, as well as some common types of families, including nuclear, matrifocal, extended, and blended families.
3. What Is a Non-Traditional Family? - Definition of Options
Although traditional families once dominated many neighborhoods, today, there are lots of ways to form a family beyond the traditional idea of a married mother and father raising children.
4. Nuclear vs. Extended Family: Definitions & Structures
This lesson will seek to explain the variations in family residence that exist around the globe. In doing so, it will specifically highlight the patterns of nuclear and extended residence, while citing some reasons for both.
5. Parenting Styles: Authoritarian, Permissive & Neglectful
How do parenting styles differ from one another, and which are most effective? You'll follow expectant parents, Mary and Larry, as they walk their neighborhood and try to learn from other parents.
6. Issues with Changing Family Patterns
Families have changed a great deal over time. In this lesson, we'll look at dual career, single parent, and blended families. We'll consider the unique issues each can present.
7. Coping with Changes in a Family
Change can introduce significant stresses into the dynamics of a family. In this lesson we will discuss strategies for effectively dealing with stresses in a family environment.
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