Abstract of dissertation by need and by name: school leaders fostering environments for grandparents raising grandchildren children raised by their grandparents are a steadily growing demographic in. Grandparents raising grandchildren theses and dissertations represent a wealth of scholarly and artistic content created by masters and doctoral students in the . Grandparents raising grandchildren : a comparison of parenting styles in different time periods doctoral dissertations submitted to the graduate school by ball . Western michigan university scholarworks at wmu dissertations graduate college 4-2001 the grandparent-raising-grandchildren phenomenon in michigan. Fiu electronic theses and dissertations university graduate school 3-23-1998 grandfamilies--grandchildren raised by the phenomenon of grandparents raising .
Dissertations 5-1-2013 learning to parent again: an investigation of the role of adult education in the phenomenon of grandparents raising grandchildren by. Grandparents raising grandchildren: support and resource-related issues jobe, john andrew currently in the united states there are 27 million grandparent caregivers caring for 54 million grandchildren, with 883,386 of these grandparents caring for their grandchildren without any assistance from the child’s biological parent. Graduate theses and dissertations by an authorized administrator of scholar commons for more information, please contact grandparents raising grandchildren is a . Historically, some grandparents have had to assume the responsibility for raising their grandchildren more recently, with increasing frequency grandparents are serving as full-time surrogate parents to their grandchildren.
Ut electronic theses and dissertations grandparents raising grandchildren: population characteristics, perceived neighborhood risk, alcohol use, and drug misuse . Grandparents as primary caregivers and their effects on the reading achievement of their elementary-age african american grandchildren garry, vanessa b proquest llc , phd dissertation, university of missouri - saint louis. In response to changing social conditions, the role of grandparents in america is being redefined rather than playing the traditional role in the lives of their grandchildren, grandparents have assumed full responsibility for raising them during times of crisis. Stress and coping in african american grandparents who are raising grandchildren mary ellen trail ross, the university of texas school of public health abstract over the years, substantial increases have occurred in the number of children being raised by their grandparents. Grandparents raising grandchildren has been documented throughout history (edwards, 1998), specifically during the 1930s as a result of the great depression (edwards, 2003), the number of households in which a custodial grandparent has taken on the sole responsibility of a minor child.
Clottey, emmanuel nii okai, african american grandparents raising their grandchildren in rural areas: a phenomenological investigation in south georgia (2012) electronic theses & dissertations . Over the past twenty years, the number of grandparents raising grandchildren has increased substantially in many cases, raising grandchildren can be stressful and may aggravate pre-existing health conditions. Grandparents raising grandchildren whose parents are incarcerated or absent for other reasons additionally, mapping of target community resources was conducted to identify. There has been a steady increase in the united states in recent decades of grandparents raising their grandchildren the aim of this study was to determine if depression levels of grandparents raising their grandchildren and depression levels of traditional grandparents differ additionally, the . Grandparents raising their grandchildren are a new demographic emerging at a staggering rate because the parents are either unwilling or incapable of raising their own children.
Walden university scholarworks walden dissertations and doctoral studies walden dissertations and doctoral studies collection 2016 grandparents raising grandchildren: the lived. Grandparents raising grandchildren essay the number of grandparents raising their grandchildren is constantly increasing and scientists predict that this number will grow even more in recent years. Grandparents are increasingly raising their grandchildren in the united states of america those grandparents who live in rural areas face limited resources to help them raise their grandchildren. California state university, san bernardino csusb scholarworks electronic theses, projects, and dissertations office of graduate studies 6-2015 custodial grandmothers raising. Also included were seven leaders of support groups for grandparents responsible for raising their grandchildren instrumentation included 23 questions to elicit demographic information from the grandparent caregiver.
Scant research on grandparents raising grandchildren with disabilities has been conducted an examination of sources of support and family quality of life of grandparents raising grandchildren is lacking in the literature. Grandparents raising grandchildren will also increase, as will the need for appro- and dissertations although theses and dissertations were not included in this. Researchers have documented the increasing role of grandparents who provide care for their grandchildren however, few have studied extended family reconciliation after grandparents assumed their primary care.