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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren


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GrandFamilies: The Contemporary Journal of Research, Practice and Policy

Call for papers

Call for papers for the next issue of this online, peer review journal dedicated to topics related to grandparents raising grandchildren. Deadline: Sept. 1.

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Read about the rewards of caring for grandchildren, a review of grandfamilies support groups, a book review and more.

Issues 1 and 2


Second Time Around Project

The Second Time Around Program offers resources for educational professionals.

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Center promotes best practices

The National Research Center on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren is a collaborative initiative between Georgia State and Western Michigan universities.  

Deborah M. Whitley, Ph.D., M.PH.
Andrea Smith, Ph.D.