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Issues or Patterns: What is the Problem, Really?

Issues or Patterns: What is the Problem, Really?

Author: Craig Coletta

At the end of this tutorial, the learner will understand that in family conflicts, relationship patterns or specific issues may be factors generating conflict. 

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Terms to Know
Cultural Norm

The variety of behaviors and perceptions considered "right", "true" or "proper" by a culture.

Ripple Effect

A means of describing how a change to a system creates alterations of behavior or relationships throughout the system as a whole.


A set of components whose behaviors affect one another causing a sequence of related events leading towards an outcome.