1. Topic-
Families in Society
 
2. Content-
Question and answer discussion and social learning theory.
 
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1. Figure out views and concerns of individuals about families in society.

2. Teach how to balance family life with societal demands.

3. Enhance individuals/families knowledge of societal expectations in relation to their own beliefs.
 
4. Objectives-
1. A better understanding of societal expectations and family beliefs.

2. Informing individuals of the importance of having a proper family/societal balance.
 
5. Materials and Aids-
Question and answer form.
 
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

Discuss the issue of Families in Society. We will talk about specific concerns that people have about their own family of origin rules and the expectations that society has for them as well. Additionally, we will discuss how both of these are important and how integration of the two is key to be a fully functional member of society while still maintaining one's own family beliefs.
 

B. Development-

By completely a question and answer form, the individuals will provide specific discussion topics that directly approach any concerns they have in regards to families in society.
 

C. Practice-

Question and answer:

1. What are examples of your family rules and beliefs?

2. What aspects of society and it's expectations do you feel are inappropriate or questionable in comparison to your family beliefs?

3. Were you raised by the same beliefs and rules of your current family of origin?

4. What expectations of society do you feel you participate in or incorporate into your family of origin?

5. Do you feel society does not understand or accept/respect your families beliefs?

6. What aspects or expectations of society do you feel you would like to know more about?

7. What ways do you wish to incorporate more of societal demands into your family of origin, while still maintaining your current family rules?

8. Do you feel that any of your family rules are outdated or do not fit in with societies current expectations?

9. Do you feel pressure from your family to follow their specific beliefs without any room for integrating different aspects of advancements in society? (i.e., technology, trends, education, etc.")

10. Do you feel that society and one's family beliefs should be two completely separate aspects of one's life?
 

D. Independent Practice-

After the question and answer form is completed, the family life educator will review and create a discussion based off of the answers given to provide feedback to all individual's concerns.
 

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

Allow continuous discussion to keep up to date with individuals concerns about the topic of Families in Society.
 

F. Checking for understanding-

Allow the individuals to feel comfortable presenting any new concerns or any information they felt was not explained in depth enough. This way, it is certain that all concerns are addressed.
 

G. Closure-

Asking group members if there is anything they would like to discuss or learn more about. Providing outside contact via email, office hours, phone calls, etc.
 
7. Evaluation-
1. Each question and answer form completed received attention and information regarding Families in Society and their individual concerns about the topic.

2. Individuals are encouraged to contact family life educator regarding any and all concerns that they feel have not been addressed. The family life educator will then report back to them with as much information that they can provide to ensure their knowledge and concerns are being met.
 

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