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Custodial Grandparenting by Bert Hayslip
Book DescriptionThis unique book examines variability among custodial grandparent caregivers. It focuses on diversity among grandparent-headed families in domestic and international settings, with over 35 contributors exploring the many factors that contribute to such diversity. It also examines diversity across individual differences especially those of gender and age, ethnicity and race, and culture. An awareness of their uniqueness is essential to the process of understanding the demands of custodial grandparents' new roles, and in providing appropriate services to them. Whatever the reason, most grandparents raising grandchildren never anticipated that they would parent again. For most, this new role causes significant upheaval in their lives. Problems contributing to stress may include having to give up or reduce hours of work, early retirement, and providing the financial and emotional support for their grandchildren. This book is a valuable resource for practitioners and extension educators who work with grandparents' raising their grandchildren. It provides a wealth of information and a basis on which national and state-run services can evaluate their current policies and devise funds, services, and programs that will help this growing population successfully raise their grandchildren and our nation's future leaders.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780826119988
(229mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Publish Date: 31-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Bert Hayslip
Parenting the Custodial Grandchild, Paperback (July 2008)
Deals with what occurs in the context of grandparents' efforts at parenting their grandchildren as well as the nature of these interactions. This book is suitable for family counselors, mental health practitioners, educators, school counselors, social workers, psychologists, and social service providers.
Cultural Changes in Attitudes Toward Death, Dying, and Bereavement, Hardback (November 2004)» View all books by Bert Hayslip
Examines the impact of cultural change on death attitudes. With a focus on African-American, Asian-American, and Hispanic-American subpopulations, this book comes to several conclusions, including: a more personal approach to funerals and mourning observances, a greater focus on family and relationships; and more.
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