ERIC Number: EJ569848
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Helping Grandkin--Grandchildren Raised by Grandparents: Expanding Psychology in the Schools.
Edwards, Oliver W.
Psychology in the Schools, v35 n2 p173-81 Apr 1998
Provides a review of the literature concerning grandkin (grandchildren raised by grandparents) and grandparents in grandfamilies, particularly as the relationship influences the children's school functioning. In addition, the Grandfamily School Support Network is discussed as a means of ameliorating the difficulties experienced by grandkin and grandparents. (MKA)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adjustment (to Environment), Attachment Behavior, Behavior Problems, Counseling, Demography, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Family School Relationship, Grandchildren, Grandparents, Social Support Groups, Stress Variables, Student Development, Well Being
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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