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Title Working with custodial grandparents [electronic resource] / Bert Hayslip, Jr., Julie Hicks Patrick.

Imprint New York : Springer Pub. Co., ©2003.

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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 285 pages)
Summary The 18 papers of this collection on grandparents who raise their grandchildren are grouped into the broad categories of theory, practical applications, and empirical studies. Individual topics include case studies, intervention research, support groups, cross-discipline approaches to establishing caregiving guidelines, the psychological adaptation of grandchildren, building parenting skills, and grandparent caregivers of children with developmental disabilities. The contributors teach psychology, social work, child development, and gerontology at universities in the US.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword / Denise Burnette -- Preface / Bert Hayslip, Jr., Julie Hicks Patrick -- Theoretical perspectives on custodial grandparents -- Custodial grandparenting viewed from within a life-span perspective / Bert Hayslip, Jr., Julie Hicks Patrick -- Intervention strategies for grandparents raising grandchildren : lessons learned from the caregiving literature / Karen A. Roberto, Sara Honn Qualls -- Links between custodial grandparents and the psychological adaptation of grandchildren / Sally Keller, George Stricker -- An integrative assessment model as a means of intervention with the grandparent caregiver / Francine Conway, George Stricker -- Through my eyes : service needs of grandparents who raise their grandchildren, from the perspective of a custodial grandmother / Annabel H. Baird -- Empirical studies of helping efforts with grandparent caregivers -- How caregiving grandparents view support groups : an exploratory study / Gregory C. Smith -- Grandparent caregivers to children with developmental disabilities : added challenges / Jennifer M. Kinney, Kathryn B. McGrew, Ian M. Nelson -- Why support groups help : successful interventions for grandparent caregivers of children with developmental disabilities / Stacey R. Kolomer, Philip McCallion, Jenny Overeynder -- Psychological distress and physical health problems in grandparents raising grandchildren : development of an empirically based intervention model / Susan J. Kelley, Deborah M. Whitley.
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Subject Grandparents as parents.
Grandparents as parents -- Services for.
Custodial parents.
Custodial parents -- Services for.
Grandparent and child.
Child Custody.
Family Relations.
Parenting -- psychology.
Family Characteristics.
Self-Help Groups.
United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Hayslip, Bert.
Hicks-Patrick, Julie.
Other Form: Print version: Working with custodial grandparents. New York : Springer Pub. Co., ©2003 (DLC) 2002070595 (OCoLC)49775442
ISBN 9780826116826 (electronic bk.)
0826116825 (electronic bk.)