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 2 (2017)
Mapping the Needs of Kinship Providers: A Mixed-Method Examination
J. Jay Miller and Jessica Donohue-Dioh
Social Support and Survival Strategies of Older African American Grandmother Caregivers
Gaynell M. Simpson, Tracy D. Pressley, Dana L. Carthron, and Kim Stansbury
“If I Don’t Take Care of Myself, I Can’t Take Care of Them:” Exploring Caregiving Grandmothers’ Experiences of a 9-Session Self-Care Curriculum
Jacquelyn J. Lee PhD, LCSW and Stacey R. Kolomer PhD