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The physical and emotional health of grandmothers raising grandchildren in the crack cocaine epidemic.
The physical and emotional health status of 71 African-American grandmothers raising their grandchildren as a result of the crack cocaine involvement of the children's parents is explored.
Health of grandmothers raising children of the crack cocaine epidemic.
Findings from an exploratory study of the experience of 71 African-American women raising their grandchildren because of the crack epidemic suggest that many grandparent caregivers may be or soon become the "hidden patients" of the Crack cocaine epidemic.
Community interventions to support grandparent caregivers.
Based on the first year's examination of 124 such programs, an overview of community intervention effort is provided, with special attention to support groups and comprehensive multi-service programs for grandparent caregivers.
Substance use prevention for adolescents: the Icelandic Model.
- I. Sigfusdottir, T. Thorlindsson, A. Kristjansson, K. Roe, J. Allegrante
- PsychologyHealth promotion international
- 12 November 2008
The annual data suggest that this adolescent substance use prevention approach successfully strengthened a broad range of parental, school and community protective factors, and the evidence of its impact on reducing substance use needs to be considered in light of the correlational data on which these observations are based.
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Challenges and Responses
Discussions within gerontology of family solidarity between generations have tended to focus on the critical role of adult children, and particularly daughters and daughters-in-law, as informal…
Toward a Unified System of Accreditation for Professional Preparation in Health Education: Final Report of the National Task Force on Accreditation in Health Education
- J. Allegrante, C. Airhihenbuwa, M. Auld, D. Birch, K. Roe, Becky J. Smith
- Education, MedicineHealth education & behavior : the official…
- 1 December 2004
The National Task Force on Accreditation in Health Education was charged with developing a detailed plan for a coordinated accreditation system for undergraduate and graduate programs in health education and its findings and recommendations are summarized.
Combining Research, Advocacy, and Education: The Methods of the Grandparent Caregiver Study
This article presents a case study of the effective synergy of health education inquiry, community collaboration, and policy advocacy using the Grandparent Caregiver Study as the example, and suggests strategies through which research participants, service providers, and policymakers can work together to bring a new issue to the policy arena.
Private troubles and public issues: providing abortion amid competing definitions.
- K. Roe
- PsychologySocial science & medicine
Certified Health Education Specialists' Participation in Professional Associations: Implications for Marketing and Membership
Based on survey findings, health educators must recommit themselves to increased involvement in associations, and professional associations must take a proactive marketing position to strengthen current and future membership.
The Use of International Service Learning Initiatives for Global Health Education
This article highlights two unique cases of cross-national collaborations from Rwanda and Mexico, wherein communities in these two countries collaborated with academic institutions and health professionals in the United States.