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Book details
  • Genre:FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • SubGenre:Parenting / Grandparenting
  • Language:English
  • Pages:92
  • Format:Paperback
  • Paperback ISBN:9780578236490

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Coping With Addiction

by Andrea Smith , Andrea Smith and Linda Dannison

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Overview
Numbers of grandparents caring for grandchildren continue to increase. This book is designed for grandparents who are caregiving their grandchildren due to their adult children's substance abuse problems. Each chapter is introduced with an on-going story about the challenges and successes of a caregiving family. You will identify with their struggles and applaud their achievements as you read about their journey. Each chapter includes Basic information Multiple examples Creative strategies Relevant examples Supportive activities This quick read helps custodial grandparent families navigate and affirm their roles, expand their networks and receive understanding and acceptance from others.
Description
Numbers of grandparents caring for grandchildren continue to increase. This book is designed for grandparents who are caregiving their grandchildren due to their adult children's substance abuse problems. Each chapter is introduced with an on-going story about the challenges and successes of a caregiving family. You will identify with their struggles and applaud their achievements as you read about their journey. Each chapter includes Basic information Multiple examples Creative strategies Relevant examples Supportive activities This quick read helps custodial grandparent families navigate and affirm their roles, expand their networks and receive understanding and acceptance from others.
About the author
Andrea Smith, Ph.D., LMSW and Linda Dannison, Ph.D., CFLE have over 20 years of experience working with custodial grandparent families. They have developed resources and materials used by professionals and grandparents throughout the United States and internationally. Their family history includes parents who were raised by grandparents. Andrea and Linda's families include 17 well-loved grandchildren.
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