PCN518 Grand Canyon Impact of Divorce on Preschool School Age & Adolescent Children Paper

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The divorce rate in the United States remains at an all-time high.

Write a 1,000-1,250-word essay in which you consider the socioemotional response of adults and adolescents regarding divorce and custody arrangements. You are encouraged to use attachment theory in your paper. Address the following in your paper:

  1. Steps that can be taken to minimize the number of divorces
  2. Steps that can be taken to help children cope more effectively with their parents' divorce
  3. A discussion of how a professional counselor can provide support for all the parties involved
  4. Discuss ethical and cultural strategies for promoting resilience, optimum development, and wellness in adolescence.
  5. Include a minimum of three scholarly resources.

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Divorce and Children

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Divorce is the process of legally dissolving a marriage or a marital union. Divorce mainly
arises from conflicts and misunderstandings between parents. As a result, the parents separate
leaving children in a dilemma of the next move. Children from divorced families thus experience
more problems such as delinquency, conduct disorders, and impulsive behaviors. This paper
explains in details about how to minimize divorce and help children from divorced families to
cope well. It also highlights the role of counseling and ethical and cultural development during
Steps that can be taken to minimize the number of divorces
Even though every marriage has its ups and downs, couples can try their best to prevent
separation. The first step to minimizing divorce is working hard to avoid divorce, both mentally
and physically. Remove anger, depression, and violence in relationships. Excuses, blame games,
and fights should also be avoided. The second step is holding oneself accountable. Relationships
require open communication where each one view are listened and mediated upon. Accusations
make people not to see their mistakes and worsen matters. The sense of self-accountability will
lower down the ego and trigger positive feelings towards each other. The third step is to
communicate effectively in a marriage. Competition in a relationship makes one partner inferior
(Cox & Demmitt, 2013). In communication, one should train to listen to the views of the other,
understand and have the will to help. Excellent communication helps to keep partners as friends
who can even discuss sensitive matters less of emotions, prejudgment, and attitude.
The fourth step is to feel confident and contentment in the...

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