The National Research Center on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren announces the launching of a new online, peer review journal dedicated to topics related to grandparents raising grandchildren. GrandFamilies: The Contemporary Journal of Research, Practice and Policy provides a forum for quality, evidence-based research with sound scholarship, knowledge, skills and best practices from the field for scholars, clinicians, policymakers, educators, program administrators and family advocates.
The editors of GrandFamilies invite authors to submit manuscripts that examine new or emerging theoretical conceptualization or applications, practice methodologies, program evaluation and policy perspectives. International works that expand global knowledge and understanding about custodial grandparents are encouraged to submit.
Current Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1 (2017) Special Issue: The Global Phenomenon of GrandFamilies
Introduction to the Special Issue
Reflections from the Guest Editors: Introduction to the Special Issue on the Global Phenomenon of GrandFamilies
Bert Hayslip Ph.D. and Carol Musil Ph.D., RN, FAAN, FGSA,
Caregiving among community-dwelling grandparents in Jamaica
Julian GM McKoy Davis, Douladel Willie-Tyndale, Kathryn Mitchell-Fearon, Desmalee Holder-Nevins, Kenneth James, and Denise Eldemire-Shearer
Guardianship Planning Among Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Northern Vietnam
Lesley M. Harris, Jordan Wilfong, Nguyen D. Thang, and Bum Jung Kim
Parenting a second time around: The strengths and challenges of Indigenous grandparent caregivers
Jessica Y. Hsieh, Kristen J. Mercer, and Sarah A. Costa
Grandparents of the community: Lakota elders’ view of intergenerational care
Mary Kate Dennis, Nancy J. Kepple, and Joseph Brewer II
Grandparents as Foster Parents: Psychological Distress, Commitment, and Sensitivity to their Grandchildren
Karine Poitras, George M. Tarabulsy, Emmanuelle Valliamée, Sylvie Lapierre, and Marc Provost
Grandparenting in Selected West African Countries: Implications for Health and Hygiene Behaviours in the Household
Joshua Oyeniyi Aransiola Dr, Akanni Ibukun Akinyemi Dr, Ambrose Akinlo Dr, and Funmi Togonu-Bickesteeth Prof.