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JSS 2 Home Economics (1st, 2nd & 3rd Term) Home Economics

FAMILY CONFLICTS AND CRISIS

Conflicts resolution is a process that occurs in five stages:

  1. Becoming aware of the conflict or problem
  2. Setting limits
  3. Arguing stage
  4. Negotiating and compromise
  5. Following up.

SOME IMPORTANT GUIDELINES IN CONFLICT RESOLUTION

  1. Use words not fits
  2. Take a decision to resolve the conflict peacefully
  3. Try to talk in place other people will not distract you or interfere with your efforts.
  4. When you talk, take turns. No one person should dominate the talking, every person must be given the chance to talk
  5. Use active listening and keep an open mind
  6. Show respect to the other person and recur respect from him/her.
  7. Control your voice, tongue and speak the truth.

WAYS OF MANAGING FAMILY CRISIS

Arrival of a new baby

  • The family should plan and prepare properly before each new baby
  • The father and other older children should be involved in some aspects of child care.

Clashes of personality

  • Family should set family values, lifestyles, goals and standards.
  • Where individuals have different value systems, the other members should know that, family must agree on how to accommodate such values.
  • Family rules should be acceptable to all members.

Loss of job/employment

  • Family goals will need to be reviewed.
  • Alternative employment must be sought
  • Family members may have to take on new responsibilities.

Divorce

  • The family members need to find ways of adjusting wherever they find themselves.
  • Parents need to agree on how to help the children
  • Children should be allowed to communicate with parents
  • Counselling can help.

Death of family members

  • Each family members should take responsibility for the things he/she can do
  • Family should spend more time together and encourage each other.
  • The family may have to change or modify some of the family goals.

Evaluation:

  • State the consequences of family conflicts
  • Explain ways of how family can manage various crisis

Assignment:

  • mention five signs of puberty in girls.
  • What do you understand by the term “early maturer”?

See also:

FAMILY CONFLICTS AND CRISIS

IMPACTS OF FAMILY VALUES AND LIFESTYLE

FOOD PREPARATION II

FOOD PREPARATION

BUYING, PRESERVATION AND STORAGE OF FOOD

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