The Role of Resilience in Coping with Negative Parental Behaviour

Open access

Abstract

Introduction: Negative parental behaviour is among the significant risk factors that can have a negative impact on an individual’s development. In certain contexts, when appropriate protective factors are available, individuals deal with adversity better and it does not come to a decrease in their social performance nor their achievement in various spheres of life.

Purpose: The purpose of the presented paper is to provide a literature review on the role of resilience in dealing with harsh circumstances when negative parental behaviour occurs in a family.

Methods: In the study, the traditional desk research method was used to gather data.

Conclusions: Exposure to negative parental behaviour – including abuse and neglect, as well as domestic violence, can have detrimental consequences for children’s health and welfare. Under such circumstances, protective factors available to children play a significant role. Exposure to negative parental behaviour, including abuse and neglect, as well as domestic violence, can have detrimental consequences for children’s health and welfare. Under such circumstances, protective factors available to children play a significant role. If a family fails to protect a child or even represents a risk factor in the child’s life, the importance of other social institutions, such as schools, church, peer groups, etc., increases, as both internal and external protective factors are important. They can provide children at risk with support, help them develop own coping strategies and foster their resilience in order to overcome significant adversity in their families without serious harm. An individual’s resilience is a decisive factor in the process of dealing with threatening situations.

If the inline PDF is not rendering correctly, you can download the PDF file here.

  • Barnová S. & Gabrhelová G. (2017). Resilience in Schools. Karlsruhe: Ste-Con.

  • Biddulph S. (2006). Tajemství výchovy šťastných dětí (2nd edition). Praha: Portál 2006.

  • Convention on the Rights of the Child. Retrieved from http://www.ohchr.org/EN/ProfessionalInterest/Pages/CRC.aspx

  • Dunovský J. et al. (1999). Sociální pediatrie. Praha: Grada.

  • Fontana D. (1997). Psychologie ve školní praxi. Praha: Portál.

  • Hall C. W. & Webster R. E. (2007). Risk Factors among Adult Children of Alcoholics. International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy3(4) 494-511.

  • Harden B. J. (2004). Safety and Stability for Foster Children: A Developmental Perspective. The Future of Children14(1) 30-47. Retrieved from http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ796432.pdf

  • Ikhardt P. & Szobiová E. (2018). Štýly rodičovstva a mentálne zdravie adolescentov. In E. Gajdošová M. Madro & M. Valihorová (Eds.) Duševné zdravie a wellbeing virtuálnej generácie (pp. 64-78). Bratislava: IPčko.

  • Jandourek J. (2001). Sociologický slovník. Praha: Portál.

  • Kopčanová D. (2002). Ochrana pred týraním a zneužívaním detí v domácom a školskom prostredí. In Poradca pri vedení školy 2 (pp. 1-28). Bratislava: RAABE.

  • Kyriacou C. (1996). Klíčové dovednosti učitele. Praha: Portál.

  • Masten A. S. (1997). Resilience in Children at-Risk. Research/Practice Newsletter 5(1). Retrieved from http://cehd.umn.edu/CAREI/Reports/Rpractice/Spring97/resilience.html

  • Masten A. S. & Coatsworth J. D. (1998). The Development of Competence in Favorable and Unfavorable Environments. American Psychologist 53(2) 205-220.

  • McCubbin L. (2001). Challenges to the Definition of Resilience. San Francisco CA. Retrieved from http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED458498.pdf

  • Montoussé M. & Renouard G. (2005). Přehled sociologie. Praha: Portál.

  • Ondrejkovič P. (2001). Sociálna patológia (2nd revised edition). Bratislava: VEDA.

  • Ondrejkovič P. & Majerčíková J. (2005). Zmeny v spoločnosti a zmeny v rodine – kontinuita a zmena. Sociológia 38(1) 5-30.

  • Pedro-Carroll J. (2001). The Promotion of Wellness in Children and Families: Challenges and Opportunities. San Francisco CA. Retrieved from http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED458502.pdf

  • Petrulyté A. (2018). Adolescents’ social emotional health and empathy from the perspective of positive psychology. In E. Gajdošová M. Madro & M. Valihorová (Eds.) Duševné zdravie a wellbeing virtuálnej generácie (pp. 20-31). Bratislava: IPčko.

  • Pomrenke M. (2007). Using Grounded Theory to Understand Resiliency in Pre-Teen Children of High-Conflict Families. The Qualitative Report 12(3) 356-374. Retrieved from http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ800194.pdf

  • Rutter M. (2005). Environmentally Mediated Risks for Psychopathology: Research Strategies and Findings. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 44(1) 3-18.

  • Steinberg L. et al. (2004). The Study of Developmental Psychopathology in Adolescents. In D. Cicchetti (Ed). Handbook of Developmental Psychopathology. New York: John Wiley & Sons 2004. Retrieved from https://www.nyas.org/ebriefreps/ebrief/000219/archives/DevelopmentalHandbook.pdf

  • Tamášová V. & Barnová S. (2011). School climate as the determinant of the relationship between the level of students’ resilience and school satisfaction. Acta Technologica Dubnicae 1(1) 19-37. https://doi.org/10.1515/atd-2015-0037

  • Tamášová V. & Šulganová Z. (2016). Promotion of Family Reading in the Context of Children’s Early Reading Literacy Development. Acta Technologica Dubnicae 6(2) 9-38. https://doi.org/10.1515/atd-2016-0009

  • Ungar M. (Ed.): Handbook for Working with Children and Youth. Thousand Oaks: SAGE.

  • Vaníčková E. et al. (1995). Násilí v rodině. Praha: Karolinum.

  • Vlčková M. (2001). Týrané dieťa. Bratislava: Univerzita Komenského v Bratislave.

  • Zucker R. A. et al. (2008). Early Developmental Processes and the Continuity of Risk for Underage Drinking and Problem Drinking. Pediatrics 121 S252-S272.

Search
Journal information
Cited By
Metrics
All Time Past Year Past 30 Days
Abstract Views 0 0 0
Full Text Views 127 127 28
PDF Downloads 100 100 29