The Impact of Divorce on Adolescents (Obj. 5.2, 5.3, and 5.4)
The divorce rate in the United States remains at an all-time high.
From the perspective of your specific discipline, write a 1,000-1,250-word essay discussing the socioemotional response of adolescents to divorce and custody arrangements. Address the following in your assignment:
- A discussion of how a counselor can provide support for all the parties involved
- Discuss strategies for promoting resilience, optimum development, and wellness in adolescence. Further your discussion on promoting resilience, optimum development, and wellness in adolescence by discussing cultural and ethical factors that may come into play.
- Discuss how a counselor can address the issue of an adolescents increased misbehavior as the result of divorce.
- Building on previous knowledge, a discussion of which theoretical approach to counseling might work well when addressing issues of misbehavior as the result of parental divorce?
This assignment is informed by the following CACREP Standards:
2.F.3.f: Systemic and environmental factors that affect human development, functioning, and behavior.
2.F.3.i. Ethical and culturally relevant strategies for promoting resilience and optimum development and wellness across the lifespan.
Kail, R. V., & Cavanaugh, J. C. (2016). Human development: A life-span view (7th ed.). Belmont, CA: Thomson Wadsworth. ISBN-13: 9781305116641