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Children, families and communities: (Education in an Urbanised Society)

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Competence in Social Work Practice: A Practical Guide for Students and Professionals

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The attitude of over-protection In contrast to the rejecting parents, the over-protecting parents' failure is that of commission or overdoing, that is, extending their parenting deeds to levels unfavourable for growth. They are unable to apply with discretion the limits or checks to children's behaviour. 4. Inadequate or defective role modelling Learning is an important mechanism of growth and one of the early forms of learning is through identification. Through identification with their parents, the children learn appropriate ways of behaviour and thus parents become models for children's learning.

In the SOCR there was an adolescent, Maya, who approached the social worker of her own volition for help to concentrate better on her studies. In another case, a school boy, Chandra, wanted very much to attend a boys' camp but did not have the wherewithal to fulfil his desire. He sought financial help from the social worker. Problems Related to Institutionalisation Here the problems are those which have reference to institutions for children. 'Children', according to the legal definition, are persons below eighteen years of age.

The situation could become more tolerable when the Problems of Living — the Focus in Casework 57 monotony of existence in such an alien environment is occasionally broken by visits from family members or relatives. Some children never get visitors, and for them, to see the happiness of their fellow-residents who have the good fortune of being visited by relatives, is not a matter of comfort but of envy and sadness. When parents are separated and remarried, the emotional tie that the parents had earlier experienced towards their institutionalised offspring becomes weaker and the offspring is waiting in vain for parental love.

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