Build-A-Teen Reflection #3
For this assignment, please use the fictional teen you created for BAT #1. Please choose a problem behavior that might occur during adolescence regarding peers (Module 5). Ideas could include bullying, being bullied, loneliness, changing peer groups, moving to a new school, losing friends, difficulty making new friends, hanging out with the wrong crowd, or you can think of your own idea. Your problem behavior just needs to be something that causes stress or difficulty in the teen’s life and system. Then, answer each question below based on your teen’s specific circumstances.
Identify a Problem or Behavior:
Influences (provide responses for all parts listed below):
How do these parts of the system influence the teen’s problem behavior?
· Individual Characteristics-
How does the teen’s problem behavior influence these parts of the system?
· Individual Characteristics-
Resiliency (provide responses for both questions listed below):
· What are the protective factors in this situation that could help the teen overcome this problem? (Use Masten’s article and video for ideas)
· What changes could be made (individual or systematic) to help the teen be successful in this situation?
Build-A-Teen Reflection #3 For this assignment, please use the fictional teen you created for BAT #1. Please choose a problem behavior that might occur during adolescence regarding peers (Module 5).
BAT Reflection #1 Erica Jone FAM February 12, 2023 BAT Reflection #1 Chad Chad, a 17-year-old heterosexual Caucasian boy, self-identifies as such. He has decent physical health and average cognitive ability. He lives with his parents and two younger siblings in a nuclear family. His younger sister and brother are 12 and 10 years old, respectively, and his parents are both in their mid-forties. Chad’s family has a comfortable lifestyle and a middle-class salary. When Chad was eight, they relocated to their current home to be nearer to his parents’ separate places of employment. The ties within the family are strong and affectionate, although Chad’s parents are strict and frequently use conventional techniques to raise their children. Chad is expected to uphold the family’s ideals and strive diligently to accomplish his objectives. Chad has a small, close-knit group of pals with comparable values and interests. In his spare time, he and his buddies enjoy skating, playing video games, and exploring the neighborhood. Chad is a typical student at his school and participates in several extracurricular activities, such as the debate team and the school newspaper. He is driven to succeed in school and finds learning to be enjoyable. Chad is an active member of his community and resides in a suburban region. He frequently gives his time to a neighborhood food bank and has participated in a few environmental awareness projects. Chad also likes to play the guitar, read science fiction, and play basketball in his free time. Chad and his family practice a moderate level of religion. They support showing kindness to others and honoring people of all faiths. Chad’s parents have always pushed him to question and think critically about the world. Chad respects and obeys his parents’ regulations at home. He is normally well-liked by his teachers and classmates at school. He is outgoing and friendly around the neighborhood. He is amusing and laid-back with his pals. Overall, Chad is a decent and responsible adolescent.