This practical book helps readers provide effective mental, emotional, and behavioral health services to clients across the continuum of care, from health promotion through long-term treatment and remediation. Anchoring each chapter within a life stage—from childhood through older adulthood—the text identifies the nature and origin of various psychological issues and emphasizes the importance of anticipating and responding early to concerns that arise for large portions of the population. The Second Edition features new chapters and expanded coverage of important topics, such as sociocultural contextual factors and interprofessional health perspectives.
Chapter 17: Navigating Work and Family Connections Across the Lifespan Preventing and Managing Role Strain and Conflicts
The media frame the domains of work and family as polar opposites, particularly for women. Can working women be “super moms” perfectly balancing home and career, or should they choose to stay at home with their children and be more devoted parents? High-profile cases, in particular, attract a lot of attention. For example, in the United States, Sheryl Sandberg (chief operating officer [COO] at Facebook) has been celebrated for making sure she is home every evening to have dinner with her kids (Hoye, 2013), and Marissa Mayer (chief executive ...