How do you define your culture and community, what does it look like, where is it located, who are the cultural community members, and what are the values within your cultural community? How does your cultural community value play and humor?
For your generation, describe how you define health and wellness and what are the greatest barriers to maintaining a sense of health and good outlook on one’s life. How might these health beliefs, knowledge, and experiences influence the way you would raise a healthy infant or toddler?
In applying attachment theory, describe the ways in which you would raise a toddler with secure attachment. In contrast, provide examples of parenting behaviors and parents’ expressed emotions in interacting with their toddle that may result in an insecure-avoidant attached, insecure-resistant attached, or disorganized-disoriented attached children. How do humans learn emotional regulation from the various types of attachment interactions?
Healthy nutrition and meals are important for children. Describe what constitutes healthy mealtimes being sure to include examples of child and family interaction and emotional tone. In what ways do these early childhood experiences contribute to well-being and healthy attitudes associated with eating and mealtime during emerging adulthood?
In what ways does culture influence how we define ability and disabilities? How might our cultural values affect our thoughts, behaviors, and ways of relating with someone with a disability (intellectual disability) or non-viable disability? Keeping this in mind, what are ways in which we can reduce bullying of children and adolescents with disabilities?
For adolescent youth and emerging adults, described ways in which you think self-concept and self-esteem are formed by social media/social networks? Do you think this is a common experience in cross-cultural settings and therefore is a global phenomenon?
How does use of language and communication change in later life, and how might different ecological settings help people to adapt to those changes? In what ways do you think emotions affect/contribute to and enhance communication for people in later life