This practice brief focuses on the importance of communication within the kinship family with particular emphasis on the challenging teen years. It highlights information on the changes impacting relationships within kinship families as children age. This brief includes details about the Family Portraits Project, a specific and easy to replicate intergenerational project designed to enhance communication in kinship families.
(2017). Kinship Care and Communication Family Portraits Project “Helping Teens to Tell their Stories”. GrandFamilies: The Contemporary Journal of Research, Practice and Policy, 4 (2).
Available at: http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/grandfamilies/vol4/iss2/7