Using Consumer Input to Tailor Evidence-Based Parenting Interventions to the Needs of Grandparents.

@article{Kirby2012UsingCI,
  title={Using Consumer Input to Tailor Evidence-Based Parenting Interventions to the Needs of Grandparents.},
  author={James N. Kirby and Matthew R Sanders},
  journal={Journal of child and family studies},
  year={2012},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={626-636}
}
Grandparents provide a significant amount of child care to their grandchildren. However, there is limited research investigating whether grandparents would view a parenting program developed specifically for them as useful. Our study adopted a consumer focused perspective to program design and examined the challenges encountered by grandparents in their role as an informal child care provider. Focus groups were conducted with fourteen grandparents (11 females, 3 males) aged 45-76 years (M = 60… CONTINUE READING
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