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Single mothers and children
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...Single Mothers and Children Task One of the most significant causes of homelessness is poverty. Poverty, as opposed to inadequate housing, may be cited as the greatest contributor to homelessness in Europe and America (Paradis et al, 2008, p. i). This means that homelessness is becoming a big setback in the contemporary society as the economic dip in the recent past means highlights the persistence of the setback. A significant portion of the homeless comprises of women with children and children, who comprise the majority of the homeless people in society (Paradis et al, 2008, p.iii). The homeless women and their families are exposed to deplorable living...
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Single Mothers and Minimum Wage
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...Single mothers and minimum wage Introduction: In the recent time in most of the developed and developing countries the growth of the single mother community is rising very sharply. There are many reasons for which this community has arrived. Divorce is one of the main reasons behind this. The rising numbers of divorces have created this community of women who are eventually mother of a child or children and they prefer to leave alone with their children. However, divorce is not the only reason behind this, sometimes early death of the husband also can create these courageous women who prefer to earn their...
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To what extent are single mothers a drag on society
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...single mothers a drag on society? Recent decades have seen a significant increase in the number of single parent families in the society and many of these instances have come as a result of women choosing to raise their children on their own. It has been found that the high divorce rates as well as situations where women choose not to have the men who fathered their children in their lives have made the advent of single motherhood possible. While in many circumstances, one will find that there is a lot of admiration for these mothers, it has also been found that these women are becoming more of a burden than a benefit to society. This has been mainly because of the fact... that a large number...
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Single parent families
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...single parents. There are a number of reasons for this in our society. The reduction of stigma surrounding divorce and the ease of obtaining a divorce has resulted in more couples splitting up in America. These couples often have children; therefore these children will grow up in a single parent family. Another source of single parent families is pregnancy outside of wedlock. This is more prevalent now than in the past. Some out of wedlock pregnancies result in a couple that never marries, but stay together to raise children. This is rarely the case, however. Usually, pregnancy outside of wedlock means the mother of the child will be raising... ? More families than ever before are being headed by single...
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Gender Study on Working and Stay-at-home Mothers
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...mothers and single working mothers. They dedicate much of their time to work living only few hours to be with their families. Some ambiguous questions emerge from some individuals as to why, when, and what their intention is behind them (mothers) working (Lippa 2005). One of the main reasons behind mothers working for pay is to be independent. Another reason may be their (working mothers’) desire to live a live where they have total control of their finances. In addition, the work of mothers does not end up at work. More than half of the total number of working moms are those with families. Therefore, it is their (moms) obligation to hurry... ? Gender Study on Working and Stay-at-home Mothers Gender...
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Early intervention for single parents may result in less single parent families living in poverty
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...single mothers, are exposed to harsh economical and financial conditions as compared to their married counterparts. Hence, they have lesser socioeconomic stability. 1) Racial and Ethnic diversification of the fragile families, amongst other contributing factors:- a) The prevalent trends of fragile families show that African Americans and Hispanics have the highest, whereas, Asian Americans have the lowest number of fragile families, whites or all Americans fall in between (Rodgers & Lee, 2007. p. 1-21). 2) Main Challenges faced by the fragile families and some common problems : - a) the main reason, for the socioeconomic instability... Running head: EARLY INTERVENTION SINGLE PARENTS...
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Single Parent
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...single mothers are socially disadvantaged. They show an elevated mean psychic distress compared to married mothers. Psychosocial support for higher impaired subgroups of single mothers should be developed. In an article titled Child well-being in single-mother families (Lipman et al, 2002) he explained that Single-mother family status on its own is a significant predictor of all child difficulties, but the explained variance is limited and the effect size decreases when other variables known to influence child functioning are included. Household income, a sociodemographic variable, is inversely associated with social impairment and positively associated... BEING A SINGLE-PARENT, ITS ROLE AND EFFECTS...
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SINGLE PARENT ADOPTION IN THE USA
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...Single Parent). However, over the years the nurturing qualities of single parents and their need to share their life with another individual has been recognized and as a result the number of single parent adoptions across the country has since been on a rise (Cormell). Background Adoption by single parents was not considered normal prior to the 1960s, as child welfare agencies sought families with married heterosexual couples for adoption. The main reasons cited for non-consideration of single parents was the quality of upbringing of a child in case of a working single parent and the...
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Career development special population. mine is Career Counseling in College
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...single mothers can be challenging especially with the ever increasing complexity work environment and evolving stereotypes about working women. However, counselors have an opportunity to provide their advice to women who have chosen to be single mothers while at the same time working in a normal work environment. There is need for counselors to consider the specific needs of this group of women even as they offer their career counseling advice to ensure that single moms are in a better position to juggle between their work and home based responsibilities. This paper discusses main things to consider when offering... ? Career Counseling in College Providing effective and realistic career counseling to...
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Vulnerable Population Homeless Mothers
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...single mother with children typically younger than six years of age (HUD, 2007; Weinreb et al, 2006). Barrow & Zimmer (1999) refer to this as the "feminization of poverty" (p. 51) which is reflective of gendered disparities in employment, education, and family responsibilities. The women who find themselves homeless often have depleted their last lifeline, be it a family member, a friend, or a financial resource (Rog & Buckner, 2007). Focusing on homeless mothers is not a dismissal of the plight of homeless single fathers; however, the percentage of fathers raising... HOMELESS MOTHERS Issue of homelessness among mothers is a complicated problem, not only from the social and political perspectives, but ...
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Research on single mother
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...Mothers Meeting the Healthy People Breastfeeding Targets for Initiation, Duration, and Exclusivity? The 2003 and 2004 National Immunization Surveys Renata Forste, PhD, and John P. Hoffmann, PhD The article titled, Are US Mothers Meeting the Healthy People 2010 Breastfeeding Targets for Initiation, Duration, and Exclusivity?, is a great article written by Renata Forste, PhD, and John P. Hoffmann,Phd. The article was retrieved from Helene Fuld’s research data base. After going to the online learning center, and typing in “single mother research” the article was found. The research question that required search of the article is, “Are US mothers meeting breastfeeding targets and how is does... ?Are US...
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Working single fathers
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...Single Fathers: Financial and Professional Growth Issues for single Fathers here December 06, Working Single Fathers: Financial and Professional Growth Issues for single Fathers Introduction The single-mother families being so widely-spread in the modern society, the number of single-father families is also growing rapidly. No matter what specific reason caused single-parenting, a lot of issues in the single parent families are often best met by couples with healthy partnerships and the support of their extended families. And sometimes that's just not possible (Carruthers, 2008). This brings out the need of conducting thorough research to find out the specific challenges... ?Running head: Working Single...
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American Single Parent Households
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...mothers who may be living together without officially having married, or they may have separated prior to marriage. Despite the individualism of the American psyche, it is still possible that children who are living with a single parent, especially those who are living with their mothers, may also be living in an extended family type structure... American Single Parent Households Copyright The landscape of the family as a social has presented a substantial change in the United States of America and other countries with similar cultural traditions. Divorce rates have increased and children are increasingly born to couples who are not married, or who have been cohabiting together. Death of a spouse or...
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SINGLE TEENAGE MOTHER WITH NEWBORN
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...Single Teenage Mother with Newborn The social problem of teenage pregnancy has put the human kind into a dilemma regarding how to deal with the single mother and what should be done to protect her unborn or born child. Teenage pregnancy is one of the major problems of society that need to be considered both at the government and personal level because of adverse effects upon the pregnant teen and the unborn child. The rate of out-of-wedlock teenage births has increased over the years and this has put a great threat to the ethical and social concerns of the society. Millions of teenage girls get pregnant in the United States every year and most of them are those who did not take... ?[Your full March 24,...
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The Most Recent Reforms to the Child Maintenance System are Good News for Fathers but not Mothers
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...single mothers have to schedule their working hours so as to undertake child care also.18 19 Mostly, this is why “ women poverty begins with divorce...”20 The new reforms are sure to put more financial burden on such women, who are already under-privileged. Here, it is important also to note that there is a proven connection “between poverty and single parenthood.”21 Power equations and maintenance Under the new provisions, if both the parents agree upon a maintenance amount under family agreement, they need not go to the government service provider.22 The power to take such a decision rests equally with the “parent with care... “won't-pay dads a way out...”47 Toynbee called it, “father's day...
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Single Parenting
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...Single parents and the generations of offspring that this phenomenon has brought about are considered as novel generations. Social welfare groups, feminist groups etc, have all contributed to this view about single parents. The myth that single parents are an aberration is denied any weightier in the modern day by numerous authorities. Moreover, another notion that single mothers are able to survive, or rather live in luxury, with the help of child support, has also been denied any existence by the presentation of factual figures (Engber and Klungness). The average amount of child support a...
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Single Parenting
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...Single parents and deviant behavior Introduction It is very difficult to fully understand the development of human beings without considering the significance of family in a child's growth. The family institution plays a crucial role in a child's development; it is the basic unit that is responsible for nurturing the processes of socialization among the children. Traditionally, families constituting two parents have been considered to be the best in offering a child good parenthood, as they offer a good environment for the development of the child as compared to families of single mothers or fathers. There are some arguments that suggest that children usually try to model themselves... Running head:...
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How Single parenting has negative effect
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...Single Parenting has Negative Effects In contemporary societies, it is common to encounter children being raised by single parents. Changes in preferences, values, beliefs, as well as personal philosophies in life had made it inevitable for spouses with irreconcilable differences to eventually decide and part ways. Single parenting have evolved from being initially stereotyped as damaging for the surviving parent who was tasked to tend solely on the children; to being perceived as more beneficial in terms of providing opportunities for “fathers and mothers to become better parents” (Broadbent 2). In this regard, the current discourse aims to contend... Prof. Sandra Mattoni ENC 1101 COMP June 5, How...
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Stress of unmarried motherhood
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...Single Mothers The joy felt by a mother, especially upon seeing her healthy new born, is incomparable and the essence of being a mother can lift a woman’s spirit on the lowest times in her life. However, parenthood can also be a stressful responsibility. If a cohabitating couple finds parenting a challenging role, how much more does a single mother feels about raising a child alone? Oftentimes, a single mother experiences more stress compared to a mother with cohabitating male partner because the supposedly sharing of responsibility in raising the child is impaired coupled with the psychological factors related to single-parenthood. If stress is left... untreated, this may lead to life...
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The effects of single mother hood on child delinquency
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...Single Motherhood and Child Delinquency Introduction- There are a few specific factors that have consistently been blamed for social problems and particularly for social and emotional disorders in children. These factors are socio-economic status or poverty, poor parenting and single parent homes, more specifically single mother homes. The lack of a father figure or role model especially for boys is brought up constantly as a contributing factor to delinquency and other behavioral issues in children. The broken home syndrome has been part of delinquency theory in criminology for a long time. However it is so difficult to...
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Difficulties Single Fathers Face Raising A Child in London
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...Single Fathers Face Raising A Child in London By A 1992 report by the Family Policy Centre indicated that Britain’s single-parent households were the largest in all of Europe. Moreover, nine out of ten single parents were mothers (Song 1996, p. 377). The latest census recording data from 2006 reveals that the number of single male parent households have grown so that one in nine single parent households are headed by lone male parents (National Statistics 2011). This paper focuses attention on single fathers in London because the population of single fathers in London is growing and traditionally, single fathers have received sparse attention by society and researchers alike... ...
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Children of Single-Parent Homes
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...single-parent families resulting from death of one partner (Yarber and Sharp, 2010). Studies on these aspects of intra-single-parent families are enormous but not exhaustive. Problems and challenges single parents’ experience Many studies have been undertaken with regard to single-parent families especially their lived experienced which has to do with problems and daily challenges they face (Moynihan and Smeeding, 2006). For example, in 2009, USA Census Bureau found out that mothers in single-parent families are victims of economic vulnerability due... Children of Single-Parent Homes Introduction Societies across different cultures are undergoing changes and one of the areas of change is the family....
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Social policy
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...Single Mothers Policy Paper Part This policy paper analyses the problem of single motherhood in society. It is essential that this problem is address due to the challenges that such families experience as they attempt to cope with reduced level of income. Additionally, there are concerns that children from families led by a single mother have a reduced chance of living a successful life than those raised in homes with both parents. Consequently, the following policy paper highlights historical development of the situation leading to increased demand for alternative approaches that will address issues such...
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Difficulties Single Fathers Face Raising A Child in London
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...Single Fathers Face Raising A Child in London By A 1992 report by the Family Policy Centre indicated that Britain’s single-parent households were the largest in all of Europe. Moreover, nine out of ten single parents were mothers (Song 1996, p. 377). The latest census recording data from 2006 reveals that the number of single male parent households have grown so that one in nine single parent households are headed by lone male parents (National Statistics 2011). This paper focuses attention on single fathers in London because the population of single fathers in London is growing and traditionally, single fathers have received sparse attention by society and researchers alike... is...
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LITERATURE REVIEW CHAPTER OF MY PROJECT (research proposal on the difficulties single fathers face raising a child in lonodon
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...Single Fathers Face Raising A Child in London Literature Review Introduction Perceptions of single parenthood typically focused on women. However, according to Torr (2003, p. 15), in recent years with an increase in the number of single fathers, there is a growing realization that single parenthood also effect fathers. The latest national statistics updated in 2006 reflect that in London alone, there are 16,473 single fathers (Sunedelin 2009). Despite increasing attention to the single father, the single father remains disadvantaged when compared to single mothers. Torr (2003, p. 15) maintains that there are a number of reasons for the perpetuation of the difficulties single father face... ?Difficulties...
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Discuss the matter of single women who have children and no partners simply take advantage of the welfare benefits, should addit
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...Single mothers and Welfare) By (Insert Presented to Location Due The welfare fund was developed to help eradicate poverty in America and enable people who are jobless to live decent lives. There have however been controversies arising about the welfare programs that have been developed. It has been observed among several American especially those of the minority race that they have become overly dependent on the welfare fund. Most of these families have grown on support from welfare and this does not encourage them to look for jobs or even empower themselves by getting a good education. This has become a burden on the working nation who has to pay huge...
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African American Single Parents in the Inner City: Good and Bad News
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...single parent homes. A. Welfare rolls add to national debt. 1. Kay S. Hymowitz claims it is a uniquely African American issue. 2. Hymowitz claims single parenthood cyclical. a. Trait passed on from mother to daughter. b. Prevalent in black households. B. Since unwed parenthood does not have genetic origin, it is safe to assume that it results from socio-economic conditions and not from factors due to race or ethnicity. II. Statistics point out small overall decline in U.S. single parent households. A. Some urban areas showed decline. B. Most stayed the same or increased. III. The concern is not any moral issue about single motherhood but the ramifications of a one parent family A. Single... ?594820...
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Family and childcare issues for single head of households
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...Single parents should concentrate on their diet, sleep, stress management, visualization, anger management and exercise very much. Being positive also requires that single parents concentrate on successes and not failures. They need to tell their children the importance of working as a family. Prioritizing and deciding accordingly can also help shape the focus of a family. Effective communication and input from everyone in the family can help get rid of problems faced by the family Parenting, let alone single parenting is the world’s hardest unpaid jobs. Being a good, caring, loving and sympathetic mother and a proving father at the same time can... Family and childcare issues for single head of...
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Single Parenting and how It Affects a Child
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...single mother is likely to live in more poverty... ? Single Parenting and how it affects children One of the biggest issues that have become a trend all over the world now is single parenting and how it affects the children. When we look at some social philosophies, we can associate single parenting with the likes of the liberation of people and adventurism. The Catholic Church has always been a leading institution in the formation of rules and norms. The church also wants to safeguard the sanctity of marriage, which is their prime obligation. But it has also contributed negatively in some ways. Doing procreation outside the wedlock is a basis for excommunication, and the same goes for divorce. The...
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Good Mothers, Bad Mothers
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...mother. A working lady who desire to set up her career by throwing her children aside is also rated as a failed mother. A woman who is indulged in many social welfare activities but neglect her children cannot also be considered as a good mother. Similarly, single or teenage mothers can definitely not be good mothers as they themselves do not choose to be a mother and to have a family of their own (Powell 2010, p. 37). In today’s modern era, the definition of mothering has evolved completely. Now, a good mother is simply not the one who sacrifices herself for her family and children. This extreme thinking has now been terminated as women have proved themselves as a good worker... ? Good mothers, bad...
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Single parents in the military
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...Single Military Parent INTRODUCTION Generally, as of 2007, there are 13.6 million single parents in the United States (Wolf, 2007). Based from the United States Census Bureau, 84% of the single parents are mothers while 16% only are men. Moreover, they are mostly divorced and separated (44% for women and 57% for men) rather than unwed and widowed. Fortunately, they are employed and work full time, especially the men since half of the single mothers works full time. As a result, there are only small portion of children who have single parents that lives in poverty, however, only 31% of single parents receives public assistance... Military Personnel and their Children: The Struggles of Being a Single...
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Broken homes/single parents issues and psychological impact on children and family
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...single parent family. Broken home is place where both biological parents of a child discontinue their family relationship and child lives with any one of them (Campbell, 1932). However, broken families differ due to structure. Some researchers studied single-father and father-stepmother as a single-parent or broken family (Biblarz & Raftery, 1999). Some researchers consider single mother family or single-mother family as single-parent family (McLanahan & Sandefur, 1994). For the present study, broken home is operationally defined as a home where child is living with one of his or her biological parent. The prevalence rate of broken... ?Running head: PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPACT Broken homes/single parents issues ...
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Single Parenting Essay
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...single mothers as 'holy.' She does not particularly keep in touch with social workers and in the meantime, becomes friendly... 144456 Single parenting, psychological distress and sociological difficulties are not only plaguing advanced societies, but also are permeating into not-so-advanced societies, compelling governments and institutions to take notice. Present case study is discussed here in terms of psychological theories like Behavioural approach and Environmental determinism and sociological theories like Attachment Theory and Strain Theory. No doubt single parenting is laying a stress on psychological wellbeing of children, with negative sociological perspectives in their future lives;...
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Are juvenile more likely to be dysfunctial from single parent homes
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...single parent, typically the mother who worked the whole day showed a remarked reported increase in the incidents of delinquency by as much as 47%. There were other factors such as education of the parents, income levels, if the single parent was an alcoholic or drug addict and so on. While the research was very... JUVENILE DELINQUENCY AND SINGLE PARENT Are Juveniles more likely to be dysfunction from single parent homes June 21, 2009 Early Childhood Intervention and Juvenile Delinquency Reynolds (2008) investigated the link between early Juvenile delinquency and single parent homes and homes from which one parent was absent. The study followed the career path of 1262 black youths from the Chicago inner ...
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AN EVALUATION OF A GROUPWORK INTERVENTION FOR TEENAGE MOTHERS AND THEIR FAMILIES
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...mothers and grant mothers. Questionnaires were ready prior and after the 8-week sessions. Data collection methods are described, where recruitment into group participation program was established by each local team. A health professional provided referrals of teenage single mothers with babies of less than two years. The collaborative group then carried out an outreach to various families, inclusive of home visits. At the time of visiting, team members gave an explanation on the group program and parents were asked to complete the pre-test. After the program was terminated, team members visited families to supply post... An Evaluation of a Group work Intervention for Teenage Mothers and their Families...
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An Evaluation of a Group Intervention for Teenage Mothers and their Families
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...mothers and grant mothers. Questionnaires were ready prior and after the 8-week sessions. Data collection methods are described, where recruitment into group participation program was established by each local team. A health professional provided referrals of teenage single mothers with babies of less than two years. The collaborative group then carried out an outreach to various families, inclusive of home visits. At the time of visiting, team members gave an explanation on the group program and parents were asked to complete the pre-test. After the program was terminated, team members visited families to supply post... ?An Evaluation of a Group work Intervention for Teenage Mothers and their Families...
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Internal advocacy for single homeless females: substance abuse and coccuring disorders
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...Single women Single mothers Goals To restore the dignity of homeless women... ? Helping homeless women with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders recover al affiliation Helping homeless women with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders recover First Steps Transitional Housing Program Scenario Agency Name First Steps Transitional Housing Program Vision Statement At First Steps Transitional Housing Program, our vision is to be a haven for homeless women with substance addiction issues and ill mental health. In five years time, our agency will have impacted on the lives of homeless women, by helping them recover and live normal lives. We envision a scenario where our...
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Understanding the Plight of Children of Poor Single Parent Homes
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...Single Parent Homes The complexities of life today bring about several issues that affect the family. Nowadays, there exist many other family structures apart from the traditional father, mother and children. More and more couples with children go their separate ways, leaving one parent to care for the children single-handedly. Most of the time, the single parent encounters much difficulty and this affects everyone in the family. Poverty is one challenge they need to overcome. This paper will discuss how the issue of poor single parenthood impacts the “hauora” or wellbeing of children and their families in Aotearoa, New Zealand, in the context... Whaariki curriculum, Mana Atua ensures that...
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Article Critique
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...Single motherhood has become a common occurrence in this modern age, though studies have only focused on the negative outcomes of these families, such as poverty and lower child school competence, and the causes behind these results. This article looks into the optimism of single mothers to determine how influential the optimism is in not only raising their children, but in the outcome of the life of the child. Article summary Purpose of research This article serves a great purpose, allowing researchers and single mother families to gain insight into the positivity that can be found in situations such as single mother-headed households. It is vital to understand the methods... implemented by...
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An exploration into the perspectives of working mothers on their young children's social life
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...mothers are very aware and concerned about the social life as well as social development of their children. They are conscious of the fact that the social activities such as play, outdoor get together, play dates, entertainment and so on influence the social habits of the children as they grow up. Therefore, they try to strike the right balance in between their work and their children with appropriate prioritization at the right time. Working mothers who also are single parents find it extremely difficult to raise their children in the way they would want to because of the economic restrains (Mott, 1979). The dual... ? An exploration into the perspectives of working mothers on their young children's...
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Essay on Welfare Dependance
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...Single mother parents, the recipients of public and other institutional assistance, are people, who for various reasons, including the death of or abandonment, separation or unmarried status, become household heads and take care of their children and other members of the family in place of the traditional breadwinner - the husband. The number of poor people in single mother household heads rose from some two million in the 1950s and 1960s to 11.4 million in the 2010 (Seccombe 23; Open City Foundations, 1). Although, single mothers were provided... ? Welfare Dependence Introduction Public welfare is the transfer of public resources to those in need for reasons of inability to feed, cloth and care for...
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How do external definitions of good and bad mothers and fathers impact on the actual experience of parenthood
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...single mothers and teen parents. Parenting is more about relationship and very less about image creation. Building and nurturing relationships is very essential for a child in its early stages of growth. When its parent is more obsessed with social image of herself or himself as a parent, it will reflect back not on the individual but on the child’s development. A wholesome and healthy relationship depends on the emotional well being of the parent and confidence... The crisis of parenting in the western world has created a wave of discussions in the areas of gender issues, sexuality, social stigma and psychology. For instance, gender based discussions question whether women are all encompassed of...
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Experiences of Growing up in a Single-parent Family vs. a Dual-parent Family
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...single-parent family vs. a dual -parent family A child needs the care of both parents to have an adequate kind of upbringing. The presence of both parents may seem a formality rather than a necessity to many. But a child needs the affection and love of mother and at the same time requires the strictness and the support from father. Usually when a child is brought up by a mother alone then he tends to be a person with weaker self-confidence or sense of security. A child remains deprived of the feeling that he is protected. While if a child is brought up by his father alone then the child lacks sensitivity, he will always have a bit of a more strong stance to things. He... ? Experiences of growing up in a...
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Experiences of growing up in a single -parent famly vs a dual -parent famly
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...single-parent family vs. a dual -parent family A child needs the care ofboth parents to have an adequate kind of upbringing. The presence of both parents may seem a formality rather than a necessity to many. But a child needs the affection and love of mother and at the same time requires the strictness and the support from father. Usually when a child is brought up by a mother alone then he tends to be a person with weaker self-confidence or sense of security. A child remains deprived of the feeling that he is protected. While if a child is brought up by his father alone then the child lacks sensitivity, he will always have a bit of a more strong stance to things. He... Experiences of growing up in a...
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Women with guns
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...single mothers raising children who sometimes feel defenseless in their own home, especially if they don’t have a male figure to protect them. Single mothers should keep a firearm safely concealeden in their homes in order to protect their young families. The reason for this is that many women are unable to defend themselves from large more, aggressive... A Peaceful Woman Explains Why She Carries a Gun There are many reasons and potential benefits why women should be allowed to carry firearms. The reality is that although we dont know exactly how many women possess guns, we do know that more women now than ever have firearms for the purpose of their own safety. The three reasons why women should carry a...
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Becoming a Parent
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...mother, in addition to a tributary caregiver, the father (Hilton, 2010). The first features inequity in the social conflict theory; this denotes to the imbalanced dispersal of money, class, gender, and age. Individuals who support the theory of social-conflict outlook believes that race, gender, and class ought not to result to preferred treatment. An illustration of this is the single mothers existing beneath the indigence line. Many of these single mothers do not possess marketable professional expertise, as well as insufficient means to realize them owing to their shortage of finances (Lenski, 2006). The second feature is the social class clash or conflict... ? Becoming a Parent Becoming a Parent...
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How to raise self-esteem
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...single, homeless mothers. Experiences in people’s lives are key factors of self esteem development. The negative or positive life experiences people have create attitudes toward the self which may be favorable, developing positive self worth feelings. They may also be unfavorable, developing negative self worth feelings. Single mothers go through emotional experiences like feelings of isolation and loneliness (Jordan, Spencer, & Zanna, 2003). The frustrations accompanied by being a single mother may lead to harmful levels of anxiety and stress, which can also affect the children... How to Raise Self Esteem How to Raise Self Esteem The term self-esteem is used in psychology in reference to the reflection ...
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Do children from Single-Parent families perform different in Schools
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...single parent families. The presence in the family of one mother unnecessarily expands the range of roles performed by her and deprives them of sexual specificity. In this regard, the behavior of children (both men and women) may also be denied by the express sexual identity. Summarizing and generalizing described trends... Do children from Single-Parent families perform different in Schools? The dissertation is focused on the problems of single-parent families that are reflected on the life of children living in such families. The work deals with the comparison of performance of children living in complete and single-parent families. Both types of families are equally good for educating children. Neve...
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Have the welfare reforms enacted since the 1980s been successful in achieving their goals
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...Single Mothers Even though the critics of early reforms had predicted dire consequences primarily to the single unemployed mothers, they stood to witness positive results in the reforms implemented. The bulk of the welfare recipient across all states comprised single mothers (Daren 2004). First, the employment rate of single... Welfare Reforms since the 1980s have Achieved their Goals? Welfare Reforms since the 1980s have Achieved their Goals? Welfare refers to the financial support provided to the needy citizens by the federal or state government. The choice of who to benefit from the welfare program depends on the intended goal of a specific program. In basic terms, the aim of major welfare programs is ...
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The role of divorce and single-parenting in creating poverty among children
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...single-parenting play in creating poverty among children is a hotly debated issue. While some say that the answer to child poverty is encouraging mothers and fathers to get married and stay married to each other, many people feel that is an unrealistic goal and not appropriate in many instances. Most people would agree, however, that teaching fathers, whether married to the mother of their children to be more engaged and involved in the upbringing of their children is important not just for monetary reasons, but for the mental and physical health of their children. The task of deciding how to engage fathers with their families is primarily under the purview... Introduction The role that divorce and...
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