Definition: The family developmental task shows the skills and behavioral patterns of a family learned during various developmental stage and age. STAGE Family with Infant (Child J2 of 4 months) NORMAL MANIFESTATION • Normally, mothers are sensitive to their children’s needs. They respond immediately to satisfy the needs of an infant ACTUAL MANIFESTATION SC: “Kani akong anak, dili palahilak. Pwede ra nako ibilin sa iyang kuya. Usahay kung manglaba ko, ako ra siyang patulgon sa duyan ug ako ra siayng biyaan.” As verbalized Mrs. L. OC: The child is totally dependent to his mother. Often times, the child wants to be cuddled. Child J2 smiles and responds to strangers but does not want to be cuddled by others. SC: “Nah! Arang gyud ni si J1. Kung naa siya’y buhaton, gusto niya nga siya ra gyud mubuhat. Masuko pa kung tabangan. Perti kaayong bataa.” As verbalized by Mrs. L. OC: The child is smiling and mingles with people even if he doesn’t know them. During a home visit, it was noted that the child insists of doing things on his own. Often times, he has temper tantrums when he cannot do what he wants to do. INTERPRETATION  Control the infant’s environment so that the physical and psychological needs are met.

By this stage, the infant learns or initiates to crawl and creep

Family with Toddler (Child J1 of 3 years old) • Children belonging to this level manifests autonomy or act of being independent. They do not want to be interfered or interrupted, or even assumed from their activity. They always want to do things by themselves During this stage, parents must know how to deal with the child’s needs. The mothers should give ample time to let the child finish his activity  Safety and risk-taking strategies must be balanced to permit growth.

SC: “Ang akong anak mututoy man kung patutyon nako. Muduol man siya ug lain tao, pero muhilak dayon kay wala man siya kaila.” As verbalized by Mrs. L OC: The child exhibits dependence to his mother as much as the child doesn’t cling to other people.

INFANCY ‘Child J2’

4 months

Central Task
Trust versus Mistrust

(+) Indicators of Resolution
• Learning to trust others

(-) Indicators of Resolution
• Mistrust, withdrawal, estrangement

Nursing Interpretation
• The central task of the infant is trust. His reliance to his mother justifies that he trusts her mother. To promote a worthwhile motherchild relationship, it is recommended to increase further supervision and guidance. Safety and risktaking strategies must be balanced to permit growth

TODDLER ‘Child J1’

3 years old

Autonomy versus Shame & Doubt

SC: “Kini si J1, magtuman gyud sa iyang gusto buhaton, unya masuko kung badlungon. Gahi kaayo ug ulo.” As verbalized by Mrs. L. OC: Child J1 doesn’t listen to what his mother tells him to do. He insists on doing things on his own. He doesn’t want to be managed by other people.

Self Control without Loss of Self-Esteem Ability to cooperate and to express oneself

Compulsive self restraint or compliance Willfulness & Defiance


24 years old

Intimacy versus Isolation

SC: “Palangga man ko sa akong bana. Siya man gani magluto sa among pagkaon kung naa siya diri sa balay, ug dili pud ko niya pasagdan sa mga buluhaton diri sa balay. Siya usahay mag atiman sa mga bata kung wala siya’y trabaho.” As verbalized by Mrs. L. OC: Both the couple exhibits closeness as manifested by helping in household chores during one of the home visits we have conducted. Often times, the husband is the one who shows more care to the wife. SC: “Ang ako mang bana ang nangita sa amo. Siya gyud na mangita ug paagi kung wala nami kwarta kay dili na siya magsugot na magutman mi ug iyang mga ginikanan. Dili na siya mahimutang kung walay gatas, sud-an ug bugas diri sa balay. Mao talagsa ra gyud na siya makastamabay diri sa

Intimate relationship with another person Commitment to work and relationships

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Impersonal relationship Avoidance from relationship, career or lifestyle commitments

Encourage separation from parents, achievement of independence and decision-making

‘Mr. J’

29 years old

Generativity versus Stagnation

Creativity, Productivity, Concern for others

Self-indulgence, Self-concern, lack of interests & commitments

Accept adult’s chosen lifestyle and assist with the necessary adjustments relating to health. Recognize the person’s commitments. Support as necessary for health

balay.” As verbalized by Mrs L., referring to her husband.

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