Providing the family with information on what to expect regarding a future event, a potential problem or issue, or a child's next developmental phase.
Efforts directed toward managing and solving various problems, events, and stressors.
The sum of values, beliefs, and practices of a group of people that are transmitted from one generation to the next.
The structure an adult sets for a child's life, designed to allow the child to interact socially in the real world in an appropriate manner; the training expected to produce a specific type or pattern of behavior.
Preoccupied with one's own interests and needs.
Pertaining to religious, racial, national, or cultural group characteristics, especially speech patterns, social customs, and physical characteristics.
Condition of belonging to a particular ethnic group; also refers to ethnic pride.
The opinion that the beliefs and customs of one's own ethnic group are superior to those of others.
Two or more people who are joined together by bonds of sharing and emotional closeness and who identify themselves as being part of the family (Friedman, Bowden, & Jones, 2003).
The belief that events are predestined.
A family consisting of a two-generation relationship of parents and children, living together and more or less isolated from other close relatives.
Any situation or condition, positive or negative, requiring adjustment on the part of the individual, family, or group.