Families. Parent-Adolescent Conflict. Issues to Focus on…. Why is there a marked increase in parent-adolescent conflict? What do parents & adolescents argue about? How often do they argue? Cultural Differences?. “ Storm & Stress ”. Increased emotional & physical distancing from parents
…What happens before they
…What about families from different
ethnic and cultural backgrounds?
Respect for Parental Authority ETHNIC GROUPS?
Parenting ETHNIC GROUPS?
-Controlling – using standard set of rules
-May use physical punishment
-Explain & discuss rules & expectations
-Maintains firm control
-Set high standards
-Respectful of child’s point of view