Unit I: The Study of Family Resource Management 1. The Complexity of Managing Family Resources 2. Understanding Families 3. The Management Process Unit II: Discovering Family Needs 4. Categorization of Needs 5. Values, Attitudes, and Behaviors: Understanding Family Choices Unit III: Understanding Resources 6. Identification of Family Resources 7. Families Within the Economic Environment 8. The Impact of Society on Family Decisions Unit IV: Making Choices 9. Managing the Future 10. Communication Within the Decision-Making Process 11. The Individual Within Family Decision Making Unit V: Implementing and Evaluating Decisions 12. Making It Happen 13. Defining Success 14. Current and Future Challenges Casebook Glossary Web Resources
Tami James Moore, Ph.D., CFLE, is an Professor of Family Studies at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. She received her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, in 1995. She is a Certified Family Life Educator through the National Council on Family Relations. She has more than 20 years of post-secondary teaching experience and has taught the Family Resource Management course for the past 10 years. Sylvia M. Asay, Ph.D., CFLE, is a Professor of Family Studies and Chair of the Family Studies and Interior Design Department at the University of Nebraska, Kearney. She received her Ph.D. in Community and Human Resources at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, in 1998 and received her Certified Family Life Educator credentials through the National Council on Family Relations. As a post-secondary educator, she has taught a wide range of courses including Marriage and Family Relationships, Cross-Cultural Family Patterns, Families in Crisis, and Family Resource Management. Her authored books include Strong Families Around the World: Strengths-Based Research and Practice (Haworth) and Family Resource Management (SAGE).