People experiencing an acute or chronic mental illness need to have access to the help they need when they need it. Failure to connect with the appropriate support in a crisis can have dire consequences. 1,060 more words
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Supporting a loved one with a developmental disability can present many challenges. If you are feeling kind of lost and if you are currently struggling, you should remember that asking for help is never a bad thing. 349 more words
Font, Sarah A. Child Development 85, no. 5 (September 2014): 2074-2090.
This article compares the academic achievement, behavior, and health of children in formal kinship care to children in nonrelative foster care, with the purpose of examining the effects of placement type. 51 more words
"Grandparents raising grandchildren: investigating factors associated with distress among custodial grandparents."
Doley, Rebekah, Ryan Bell, Bruce Watt, and Hannah Simpson. Journal of Family Studies 21, no. 2 (2015): 101-119.
This study explores the relationship between the psychological health of grandparent caretakers and the social, emotional and behavioral issues of their grandchildren. 81 more words
"Custodial grandparents' perceived control over caregiving outcomes: Raising children the second time around"
Guzell-Roe, Jacqueline R., Jean M. Gerard, and Laura Landry-Meyer. Journal of Intergenerational Relationships 3, no. 2 (2005): 43-61.
The study that this article discusses explored the nature of the relationship between custodial grandparent’s perception of control and their disciplinary practices. 25 more words