By Bert Hayslip Jr. PhD, Julie Hicks Patrick PhD
Relocating past easily describing the diversities among custodial and noncustodial grandparents, this quantity areas assisting efforts with grandparents in theoretical, empirical, and pragmatic contexts. Stressing the significance of theoretically grounded interventions and empirically-based stories for the layout, implementation, and investment of courses, the chapters outline an "action-oriented" procedure towards altering the lives of grandparents and their grandchildren. issues contain: In what methods do aid teams aid; taking care of little ones with developmental disabilities; Predictors of mental misery; development parenting talents; and techniques for fixing daily difficulties, between others.
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The majority of leaders report positive outcomes for regular attendees, and the participants report high satisfaction with the group. Although the personal and emotional benefits resulting from group participation are often significant to the individual participants, they appear highly contextual and difficult to capture with traditional evaluation methods. Thus, outcomes often are not substantiated by formal evaluation data obtained either through the use of standardized measures in case specific evaluations or by more rigorously designed evaluation studies (Bourgeois, Burgio, & Schultz, 1996; Kaasalainen, Craig, & Wells, 2000; Lavoie, 1995).
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The subscales have been used to assess children's perceptions of the emotional qualitv of a relationship and ot how close the child feels to the relationship figure. 83 (Lynch, 1992). 93 (Lynch, 1992). ' Adolescent Depressive Experiences Questionnaire The Adolescent Depressive Experiences Questionnaire (DEQ-A: Blatt, Schaffer, Bers, & Quinlan, 1990) was used to assess interpersonal and self-critical dysphoric 'For a detailed discussion of the reliability and validity of the Rclatedness Scales and ot other measures used in this study, see Keller (2001).
Working With Custodial Grandparents by Bert Hayslip Jr. PhD, Julie Hicks Patrick PhD