Slide 1 - family factors
- Quality of parent-child relationships
- Parenting styles and practice
- Family structure
Slide 2 - family function/dysfunction
- Mental health difficulties of parents
- Neglect and/or abuse
- Family dysfunction
Slide 3 - peer factors
- Peers can have a major influence on adolescent behaviour in social settings, in many cases more so than their families.
- A peer is someone who is of equal standing to a young drug user and therefore will be identified with strongly.
Slide 4 - summary
- Young people's development is a reciprocal and dynamic interaction that occurs between the individual and their environment.
- Individual, family, community, culture and environmental factors all interact having an impact on a young person's development.
- Young people experience the range of social and cultural supports, pressures and expectations. They are changed by these factors as well as changing them.