Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideas

Model of the Bronfenbrenn's ecological systems theory. Picture courtesy of

from Clarity Rising

Family Institute Course: Born Into, Born With

Bronfenbrenner’s Social-Ecological Model of Development /Systemic perspective opens up multiple retraumatization levels


§ Urie Bronfenbrenner founded the Ecological Systems Theory to understand the complex relationship between the infant, the family, and society and how they impact child development. § The Ecological Systems Theory influenced the way psychologists and other social scientists approached the study of human beings in their environment. Before Bronfenbrenner, child psychologists studied the child, sociologists examined the family, anthropologists studied the society, economists studied the ...