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Kinship Parenting Toolbox

Posted: September 1, 2015

With 7.1 million grandchildren living with their grandparents and 4.7 million children living with “other relatives,” according to the 2010 census, almost 12 million children in America today are being raised in kinship care. Of course, this group of kinship providers comes with unique needs and challenges that are often difficult to address. The outcome for millions of children depend on the resources and support these families can access.

This 356 page book includes articles from over 70 contributors, including: grandparents raising grandchildren, children raised by other relatives or family friends, social workers, therapists, kinship support organizations, and others. Check online to find an overview of the book as well as a listing of chapters and ordering information.