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 2, Issue 1 (2015)
Early Childhood Overweight and Obesity in Multigenerational Households
Chelsea O. McKinney
Using Kinship Navigators to Assess the Needs of Kinship Caregivers
Suzanne T. Sutphin
The experience of grandparents raising grandchildren
Deborah Sampson and Katherine Hertlein Ph.D.
Practice Recommendations for Mental Health Professionals: Perspectives from Grandparents and their Adolescent Grandchildren
Kendra A. O'Hora and Megan L. Dolbin-MacNab
Critical self-reflection questions for professsionals who work with grandfamilies
Megan L. Dolbin-MacNab
Co-Editors in Chief
- Deborah Whitley, Ph.D., MPH
- Andrea Smith, Ph.D.
- Deborah Langosch, Ph.D., LCSW
- John McElroy, Ph.D., LMFT, CFLE