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This edition: Developmentall Change; Life Cycle Communication Patterns

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Focuses on the various developmental changes families face over time and the impact those changes have on family communication.The class delves into the changes that occur with in a traditional family cycle model. Also discussed: the transition to parenthood and the change it initiates in marital communication/role expectation, the re-establishment of a relationship when new roles are incorporated into the family, and the transmission of culture as an important parental function.
Featured interview: Professor Glen Stamp (Ball State University)