Ecology of the Community Pg 372-416 (Freedom Principles (The most…
Ecology of the Community Pg 372-416
Let your voice be heard, stand up for the principles of freedom. (More in the 5000 Year Leap)
The USA has a destiny to eventually become a glorious example of God's law under a restored constitution that will inspire the entire human race.
The burden of debt is destructive to human freedom.
The core unit which determines the strength of any society is the FAMILY
"Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations - - entangling alliances with none."
The majority of the people may alter or abolish a government which has become tyrannical.
The proper role of government is to protect equal rights, not to provide equal things.
The most promising method of securing a virtuous people is elect virtuous leaders.
A free people cannot survive under a republican constitution unless they remain virtuous and morally strong
The USA shall be a republic
Without religion the government of a free people cannot be maintained.
All things weer created by God, therefore upon Him all mankind are equally dependent, and to Him they are equally responsible.
All mankind are endowed by Got with certain unalienable rights.
All mankind are created equal
Greenspan's New Famiy Ethic Standards
Cultural and family continuity
Involvement in children's schools and community
Opportunities for developmentally appropriate emotional and intellectual interactions
Ongoing nurturing relationships within the family
Job schedules structure so that children come before work
Model of Life Management by Goddard
Growth and renewal are less about using psychology (and management and finance and...) than about using covenants.
Growth and renewal are less about fixing ourselves than being fixed by Him
Growth and renewal are less about setting goals than submitting to His will
Time management may give us a well-ordered life. Submission to Jesus provides us cleansing,
transformation, and eternal life.
Therapeutic Intervention or Treatment options for families that are abusive/neglected. Pg 411
Parent support groups
How can Communities help to optimize children's develpment? Pg 407
Plan communities to consider the children who will be growing up in them.
Foster youth participation in local policy bodies
Combat alcohol, drugs, and violence
Foster community projects
Establish a neighborhood family center
Establish a local commission for children and families
Beyond Rhetoric: A new american agenda for children and families (NCC) made recommendations in nine general areas: (Pg 397)
Providing financing for programs
Creating a moral climate for children
Making policies and programs work
Protecting vulnerable children and their families
Strengthening and supporting famlies
Preparing adolescents for adulthood
Increasing educational achievement
Ensuring income security
Community services are necessary for several reasons, including: (Pg 389
Increasing urbanization of communities
Changing nature of the famly
Gesellschaft Pg 385-386
Associative, practical, objective, and formal interpersonal relationships.
Gemeinschaft Pg 385
Communal, cooperative, close, intimate, and informal interpersonal relationships.
Homeogeneous neighborhoods include people of similar backgrounds. Pg 380
Heterogeneous neighborhoods include people of differing backgrounds. Pg 380
Physical characteristics of environment or community Pg 379
Arrangement and types of houses
Population density and composition
Community is structured to have 5 functions Pg 377
Production, distribution, consumption
Community Ecology comprises the psychological and practical relationships between humans and their social, as well as physical environment. Pg 375