What Is Reciprocal Socialization Means And Give 1-2 Examples That May Demonstrate It

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1. Describe what reciprocal socialization means and give 1-2 examples that might demonstrate it. Reciprocal socialization is the process by which children and adolescents socialize parents, just as parents socialize them (pg. 260). One example the book given is if the parent is hostile, hostile parenting is associated with negative outcomes for adolescents such as being defiant. I think another example is a client that was mentioned in class she felt as if her existence was the cause of someone’s misery. If her mother never praises her, or tells her that she makes her life miserable, or that life would be easier if she was not born the client responds negatively and cuts herself and feels like a burden. 2. Describe the 4 parenting styles…show more content…
I have walked into apartments where is child is so soiled that its seeping through his diaper and I felt so bad I cleaned him up myself and the mother didn’t even know why I was cleaning him. Indulgent parenting is a style in which parents are highly involved with their adolescents, but place few demand or controls on them. These parents allow their adolescents to do as they please. These parents feel that if they give their adolescent this freedom that it will produce a creative, confident adolescent when really it creates social incompetence. 3. Describe the 4 types of attachment as discussed in your text (there is secure and then the 3 types of insecure) It been found that is psychologically healthy for adolescents to be attached to their parents. John Bowlby and Mary Ainsworth argue that secure attachment in infancy is central to the development of social competence (pg. 274). Insecure attachments can lead to difficulties in relationship and developmental problems. The book defines secure attachment as an attachment pattern in which infants use their primary caregiver as a secure base from which to explore the environment. It also defines insecure attachment as an attachment pattern in which infants either avoid the caregiver or show

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