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FSU FAD 2230 - Family and Development Study Guide

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Family and Development Study Guide Multiple Choice Questions 1.) Child Support:a. Child support receipt has improved, but still over half of families do not receive the full amount owed to them on a regular basis.b. Federal government has stepped up its efforts to improve the collection of child support payments. c. Congress passed laws to increase the proportion of children who were eligible for child support, to increase and standardize child support orders, and to improve collection rates. d. Strong child support enforcement increases father’s involvement with their children e. However, overall trends in child support have not improved muchi. 54% of custodial parents have some type of agreement or court award to receive child support from noncustodial parentii. Of custodial parents, three quarters receive any child support at all iii. Less than half of custodial parents receive the full amountiv. Custodial parents who received the full payments due were likely to be older, highly educated, and divorced f. *refer to pages 350-1 of text book2.) Guy uses a variety of control tactics to cripple his partner’s sense of control of her life, making her hesitant to leave the abusive situation. Which is not the one of tactics the guy is likely to use?a. Common tactics:i. Coercion and threatsii. Intimidationiii. Emotional abuseiv. Isolationv. Minimizing/denying/blamingvi. Childrenvii. Male privilege viii. Economic abuse3.) _____ is motivated by desire to control the partner. It may escalate over time and cause serious injury.a. Intimate terrorism 4.) A recognized psychological condition used to describe someone that’s been a victim of consistent and/or sever domestic violence is called_______a. Battered Women’s syndrome 5.) Because of repeated verbal and physical assault, Elaina has developed low self-esteem, and feels she cannot control the abuse or events around them. In essence, she has learned to feel helpless, and has difficulty envisioning a way out of situation. This is called______a. Learned Helplessness 6.) The tensions that occur either within the family, for example violence or alcoholism, or outside the family, such as coping with a hurricane or other natural disaster, that test the family’s emotional resources are called_______a. Family stress7.) ________ is a non-adversarial means of resolution, in which a divorcing couple, along with a third party, such as a trained therapist or trained mediator, to negotiate the terms of their financial, custody, and visitation settlement.a. Divorce Mediation 8.) Raja is studying family charge, and is focusing on sage related transition, that are socially produced, socially recognized, and shared. He sees ageing as a lifelong process, influenced by social structure, historic force, and culture. He is using the _______ perspective. a. Life-course perspective 9.) Your 16 year old sister is pregnant, and your family sees this as a serious crisis. However, they are able to weathering this crisis because of their commitment to each other, emotional support, and good communication skills. These are examples of ________a. B Factors10.) Miguel is regaining autonomy and starts to feel whole and complete again as a single person after is divorce. This is referred to as the _______ station of divorcea. Psychic divorce 11.) What are the three phases of General Adaption Syndrome (GAS)?a. Alarm reaction, resistance, and exhaustion 12.) It’s been 10 years since Everett’s divorce, and he is remarried. If you were a betting person, what demographics would you guess best describes Everett?a. White, wealthy, educated13.) Ruby is trying to juggle work and family as a single mom. She goes to work early so she can pick her daughters up from school in the afternoon. This is known as ________a. Flextime14.) Conflicts Tactics Scale:a. Asks people how they deal with disagreements in relationshipsb. Includes non-aggressive responses, psychological aggressive responses, and physically aggressive responses c. Says men are more likely to be victims of physical aggression than are women d. CTS contains flaws:i. Men are less likely than women to remember their own acts of violence, and they may not perceive their own acts as abusiveii. Since respondents are asked how they responded to the conflict, violence can take place without preceding disagreement, and CTS may underreport some violenceiii. Women are more likely to experience the most extreme forms of violence, which CTS doesn’t liste. *refer to pages 308-9 of textbook 15.) Your Mom and Dad are approaching retirement age. What would you tell them about sex differences in retirement? a. Men begin planning for retirement at an earlier age than women (49-54), although they retire at a similar ageb. Process of retiring is associated with a decrease of marital quality for both men and womenc. Conflict arises when one spouse, particularly the wife, was still employed while the other spouse began to retire i. May be due to their differences in role status and power d. Men are happier when wives conform to traditional gender rolese. Men are more satisfied with retirement than women (71% - 56%)f. Women are more likely to be busy with volunteer work or other family activities and are less interested in part time employment after retirementg. Women who had more year-long employment gaps during their working years are more likely to be satisfied in retirementh. *refer to pages 411-4 of textbook16.) What are the most common forms of elder abusea. Financial abuse b. > Neglect > Emotional abuse > physical abuse > sexual abuse 17.) Remarried couples tend to perceive their new relationships as more equitable than their first marriage why is this?a. Women have greater levels of financial resources in their second marriage than their first b. Women seek more power because of specific experiences in their prior marriages c. Men concede more during marital conflicts than they did in their prior marriagesd. Both remarried men and women have expanded their roles in marriage e. *refer to page 343 of textbook18.) Constance and Jerry are at the pre-separation phase of the divorce process. Which is NOT likely to be associated with the stage?a. Associations of stages:i. One or both partners begin to think about the benefits of a separation ii. They may first fantasize about being free of responsibilities associated with marriageiii. But when they think about the logistics they commonly experience anxiety, sadness, fear,


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