ERIC Number: EJ677763
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: 0
Grandparent-Headed Families in the United States: Programming to Meet Unique Needs.
Smith, Andrea B.; Dannison, Linda L.
Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, v1 n3 p35-47 2003
Parent topics questionnaire results (n=138) were used to design services for custodial grandparents, their grandchildren, and education professionals. Pre/post analysis of data from participants indicated that grandparents increased parenting knowledge, social support, and engagement; grandchildren increased interaction skills; and educators were more informed about issues and resources. (Contains 24 references.) (SK)
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Information Needs, Inservice Teacher Education, Needs Assessment, Parent Education
Haworth Press, Inc., 10 Alice St., Binghamton, NY 13904-1580.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A