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 2 (2015)

Complete Issue



Group Leaders’ Perceptions of Interventions with Grandparent Caregivers: Content and Process
Bert Hayslip Jr., Julian Montoro-Rodriguez, Gregory C. Smith, and Frederick Strieder


Experiences with grandparents and attitudes toward custodial grandparenting
Julie Hicks Patrick, Allyson Stella Graf, Danielle K. Nadorff, and Bert Hayslip Jr.

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