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Adams, Rebecca A.; Utesch, William E. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences: From Research to Practice, 1998
Discusses the feelings and behaviors experienced in a child care situation by children whose parents have recently separated or divorced. Discusses the importance of caregivers' acknowledging family changes and provides suggestions for adjustments. (JOW)
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Coping, Day Care, Divorce
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Blackburn, Mary L. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences: From Research to Practice, 2000
Census and local survey data indicate that the number of grandchildren being raised by grandparents is steadily increasing. About 32% of these grandparents are 55-64 and 20.5% are over 65. They have health, financial, and emotional concerns, and the grandchildren often have emotional, learning, and physical disabilities. (SK)
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Child Rearing, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Older Adults
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Anderson, Carol I.; Swanson, Josephine A. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences: From Research to Practice, 1999
Describes staff development for more than 300 child-care providers delivered by videoconferences. Makes recommendations: create meaningful learning environments, balance technical and human factors, create options for interaction, have clearly defined objectives, and have contingency plans in case of technical difficulties. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Child Caregivers, Distance Education, Educational Principles