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Why does society need strong families?

Strong families help make a strong society

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Family members spending time working and playing together is a good example of the members doing what?

supporting each other

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Interpersonal skills help people get along better. What does "interpersonal" mean?

Occurring between people

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One of the differences between strong families and dysfunctional families is that strong families work together to solve their problems.

False

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Even strong families have problems, but they..

develop ways to manage and solve their problems

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A __ is a group of people who have developed patterns of relationships from being around one another.

society

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All teens want a smoother family life, but they need ___ skills to help them successfully interact with family members

interpersonal

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By studying families, you will learn the knowledge and skills that you need to be ___ in life.

successful

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Each family has different strengths and ___.

weaknesses

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If a family is too busy to regularly eat dinner together, its members might need to schedule specific ___ together.

family time

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In a sense, the family is a mini-version of the ___.

community

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Lawmakers are the only people responsible for laws.

False

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What is a basic function of a family?

giving useful guidance

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A community is the common area where different people live.

True

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What is the basic unit of society?

families

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The knowledge and skills you gain in studying the family will help you have better relationships in the larger world.

True

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When someone starts a job, what skill(s) from the person's family life would help him or her gather information to solve problems at work?

listening and communicating

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It is important for family members to focus on and build the ___ in their family.

strengths

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Laws passed at the ___ level(s) can affect the education of children.

local, state, and national

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Strong families are described as ___ families.

healthy

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___ is the process of sending and receiving messages.

communication

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How does the U.S. government define a family?

group of two or more people who live together and are related by birth, marriage, or adoption

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Which is a trait of a strong family?

way in which a family works together

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Which laws have an effect on families?

a. tax laws b. education laws c. child support laws

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The actions of one member of a family can strengthen an entire family.

TRUE

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Which is an example of a family helping society?

Family members participate in a city clean-up day

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What do we call families who do not carry out their functions?

dysfunctional families

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A strong family is willing to ask for help from outside the family if problems arise.

TRUE

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When workers have problems at home, their work often suffers, too.

True

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When a brother and sister argue, which type of skill would be most valuable to them?

conflict resolution

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Learning about family life will...

a. increase your knowledge about non-family relationships. b. help you strengthen your own family. c. increase your knowledge about family relationships.

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Religious groups and spiritual leaders can work to support families.

True

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Strong, healthy families do not have problems.

False

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Decision Making Step One:

Identifying the problem

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Decision Making Step Two:

Listing the options

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Decision Making Step Three:

Evaluating the options

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Decision Making Step Four:

Choosing the best option

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Decision Making Step Five

Carrying out the solution

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Decision Making Step Six

Evaluating the Results

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A choice that is made is called a[n] ___.

decision

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A dilemma that must be solved or worked out is called a[n] ___.

problem

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A map is an example of a[n] ___ resource.

material

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A willingness to accept responsibility is called ___.

accountability

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A[n] ___ is a group of resources that provides help.

support system

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A[n] ___ is something you can use to reach goals and solve problems.

resource

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Another word for focus is ___.

channel

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The possibility of loss or injury is called ___>

risk

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The ___ process is a series of steps to identify and evaluate possibilities and make a good choice.

decision-making

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To ___ means to order things from first to last or from most important to least important.

prioritize

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All problems require a formal process to solve.

False

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A possible course of action to choose from is called a symptom.

False

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The more serious a problem is, the more important good information becomes.

True

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Career plans and saving for a cross-country trip are examples of short-term goals.

False

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Logical thinking means using reasoning to reach a conclusion.

True

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Procrastination is a good way to approach a problem.

False

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A strategy is a process to help people make choices and solve problems.

True

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_____________ are the moral rules of society

Ethics

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Which is NOT a characteristic of an ethical action?

It is best for you and it doesn't matter how it affects other people.

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What is a standard?

basis for comparison

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What is a "code of conduct?"

Ethical principles that members of a group agree to follow.

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Accountability is best defined as....

A willingness to accept responsibility

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"Owning your decision" means...

saying, "This is what I decided. I am responsible for the results."

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A contest between rivals, such as at a football game, is called a[n] ___.

competition

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A disagreement or struggle between two people is called a[n] ___

conflict

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A person who helps people in resolving their conflicts is called a[n] ___.

mediator

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A person who studies and predicts what may happen in the years ahead is called a[n] ___

futurist

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A[n] ___ is someone who organizes and runs a business.

entrepreneur

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Free time is also called ___ time.

leisure

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Technology can be ___, or enter one's life without invitation.

intrusive

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The goal of conflict ___ is to solve problems without violence.

resolution

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The method used to pass communication from one person to another is called a communication ___.

channel

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The term ___ relates to production and consumption of goods and services.

economic

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Those principles that determine how a group or society behaves are referred to as ___.

ethics

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Using a combination of numbers and letters helps you create a safer computer ___ than using an obvious piece of information, such as your birth date.

password

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As information spreads, people worry about privacy.

True

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We are living in an information society.

True

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When you write a note to someone, it is important to be precise and to the point.

True

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When you work hard to resolve a conflict with a friend, your friendship can become stronger.

True

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Many foods now contain synthetic ingredients.

True

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There are drawbacks to the vast number of entertainment choices available as a result of technology.

True

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If one person has a strong desire to control the other, conflicts can be difficult to resolve.

True

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Technology has provided few new ways of assuring safety.

False

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Most families have few conflicts.

False

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The goal of compromise is to achieve a "win-lose" situation.

False

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One benefit of medical technology is that it enriches lives. What is another?

it can help save lives.

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What are the two communication channels?

verbal and non verbal

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Material found on Web sites with addresses that end in .edu or .gov is generally what type of information?

factual

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What can happen to family ties when family members are not able to share meals?

ties can weaken

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What are you doing if you have a conflict with someone and give them the silent treatment?

building barriers

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What is the best approach when using I-messages to resolve a conflict?

State your position calmly and clearly

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In addition to books and CDs, what other items are available from most libraries?

DVDs

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What is an advantage to passive listening?

It encourages the speaker to share feelings and ideas

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What is a program that can screen out unwanted e-mails called?

spam filter

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Which statement is true concerning roles?

Most people have many roles in life.

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A person who is overweight and binges, but doesn't purge, may have:

bulimia

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Abnormal eating behavior is often a sign of :

Underlying psychological problems

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What is the best thing to do if you suspect a friend or family member of suffering from an eating disorder?

a. Let them know your concerns b. Tell a trusted adult c. Make multiple efforts if the first is not effective

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Anorexia nervosa can cause:

a. The body to shut down b. Death

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People suffering from this eating disorder typically appear to be of normal weight, but can be causing significant damage to their internal organs.

bulimia nervosa

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Bulimia can cause:

Organ failure

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