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 5, Issue 2 (2019)

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Research Articles


A Pilot Study: Baseline Educational Achievements of Children Raised by Grandparents in a Kinship Care Program
Mary Lou LaComb-Davis, Phd, APRN, CPNP-PC; Michael Patton, MSW; and Jean Pawl, PhD, RN, OCN, CNE

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