Responsabilidad de los padres en la toma de decisiones a favor de sus hijos e hijas

Palabras clave

parental responsibility
decision making process
best interests responsabilidad parental
toma de decisiones
mejores intereses

Cómo citar

Rivera Acevedo, M. A. (2014). Responsabilidad de los padres en la toma de decisiones a favor de sus hijos e hijas. Revista Griot, 3(2), 2-18. Recuperado a partir de


Se da por sentado que los padres y madres velan por los mejores intereses de sus hijas e hijos y hasta se asume que en cada situación saben qué hacer y cómo hacerlo casi de manera innata. En algunas ocasiones este proceso conlleva tomar decisiones a favor o en lugar de los hijos e hijas. Algunas de estas decisiones tienen consecuencias mayores para los menores y para las relaciones paterno/materno filiales por lo que los padres y madres no siempre se sienten seguros del camino a elegir o la acción a emprender. A veces no se tiene claro cuáles son los mejores intereses a defender ni hay garantía de que las decisiones tomadas son las correctas. Estos sentimientos pueden deberse a que no se cuenta con un marco de reflexión que permita entender qué comprende el tomar este tipo de acción desde sus inicios hasta su culminación.


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