Rites of Passage in Adolescence. • Erikson and Marcia were England born natives doctors who developed the stages of Moral Development for this presentation we examine at the Adolescent from 9 to 17 years of age • Early childhood vs. teen confusion in the stages of the development process to be discussed. • An adolescent have a hard time trying make sense of their own identity. They have trouble with identifying their with bodies and getting involve with social circles. • During this stage of early child development the adolescence also built a sense of good and bad behaviors. Some young adults have a delay in growing up when they progress to their adulthood. If young adolescent have trouble with dealing with the stage of development in life they may experience a great confusion of deception. During this process the adolescent built a strong affiliation with using ideals, interaction with friends. • In the U.S. young women are surprised with sweet sixteen birthday parties. The women get all made up with pretty dresses and the parties can be formal wear, semi decorated or normal. Many young women wear colorful eye shadow and get to ride in nice limousines for their special day. • In the Latino society the young girls celebrate quinceanera this is when the girl turns 16 years old. Quinceanera is a ceremony that is beginning to be embraced by the temple where Latinos live. Latinos are beginning to move though out the country and the temples in most cities are empowering this ritual and cultures close together. • This meeting is a transition from childhood to adulthood for a young teenaged girl who is 16 years old. The young girl wears a glamour's glown and carries a bouquet of pink roses which is similar to a celebrating sweet sixteen party. • Prom nights are celebrations a big part of the transition stage for young teens in America. While attending a high school graduation there is a party with teenage girls and boys dress professional. The teen girls wear evening dress or a ball dresses and the boys dress up in nice suits. • Many African people are traveling toward finding their African heritage. Over nearly four decades it has been a celebration for about 360 young African people from the Nigeria region in America to uplift their roots. • During social gathering the young men are given Hispanic names they wore straw hats which made of fabric from the Asian people of North Korean. Their names are chosen according to the qualities and attributes which each aspires. Hose one of the young men chose the name Pacheco, which is Latin for “one who is in control.” Another young gentlemen Pedro chose the name Bonita which he said means “Beautiful.” • I assume that Spanish was chosen as a language because it is a language that is written as well as use around Mexico languages is written language and it’s spoken all in the U.S.. • According the news report from teenagers in today society transition in many ways that rites of passage include: • Time of the month. • Moving to a new location. • Birthday parties. • License to drive. • Brand new car. • finishing school. • Hanging with their friends. • According to teenagers of the new generation the study shows 50% of guardians did not pay much attention to their young teens while transitioning meaning their birthday years, puberty change over time that went wrong with their teens. These guardians of the teens experienced high tolerance with alcohol use, drug abuse, sexual activity and reckless driving. • Practicing paying more attention to your young teen transition is an important role in their life during their maturation and development stage of a teen. • Teens who have care takers that pay more attention to their rites of passage were also consider to be reliable drivers. • They didn’t drive rapidly on the roads. • They wore seat belts at all times and had not likely to drive impaired or drive with another individual that was impaired. 94% of minors that stay in touch with their care taker feeling excited on a regular basis 70% compared to 30% of those who recall that their care takers give them the attention that’s needed. • Rites of passage or the transition from early stages of childhood to adult process is a phase of life that should be aware of and supported by all individuals that provide care. • Regardless of any cultural history, socioeconomic pass or religion beliefs rites of passage should be encourage among us. • References: • Erikson's Stages of Development.(2008) retrieved from http://www.Learning-Theories.com • Johnson M. (1995).History of the Quinceanera as a Rite of Passage. Retrieved from http://www.passhistory.com Quinceanera/history • Pelagic, A. (2013). What is a Bat Mitzvah? Retrieved from http://www.About.comJudaism . • Pelagic, P. (2013). What is a Bar Mitzvah? The Bar Mitzvah Ceremony and Celebration. Retrieved from http://www.About.comJudaism • Rites of Passgae event to Celebrate, recognize African American Males. (2009).retrieved from http://www. InsightNews.com .