Objectives: This study sought to (a) identify the factors most salient toparents when sending their child to summer camp, (b) examine family members'roles in the camp decision‐making process, and (c) compare both by income andother family contextual factors in a sample of parents with a child whoenrolled and participated in a summer camp experience. Methods: [Read More...]
Associations between childhood family‐based nature activities and family relationship quality in emerging adulthood.
Objective: To explore changes in family‐based nature activities (FBNA)across five developmental stages and investigate whether frequency and typeof FBNA across the early life course is associated with greater familyrelationship quality in emerging adulthood. Method: Retrospective survey datawas collected from 451 undergraduate students who primarily identified asAsian American (44.9%) and Latinx (42.7%). Results: Multilevel models showedthat [Read More...]
Grandmothers who raise working parents’ children: Influences on grandchildren, behavior management styles, and educational needs.
Objective: The aim of the study was to examine perspectives on helpingraise grandchildren among Turkish grandmothers who care for working parents'children. Background: Grandparents helping raise their grandchildren hasbecome increasingly common as a means to support women's employment. InTurkey, the Büyükanne Projesi (Grandma Project) was carried out in 2017 withthe support of the government. This project [Read More...]
Translating Discovery Science. Improving self‐efficacy in grandparents raising grandchildren: Results from a strengths‐based education intervention.
Background: Custodial grandparents often protect against childhood traumaand promote resilience in their grandchildren. In this role, grandparentsface many challenges and may lack confidence in their parenting abilities.Increasing grandparent self‐efficacy may help promote grandfamily resilience.Yet few interventions exist to help grandparents adapt to challenges faced asprimary parenting figures for grandchildren. Objective: The purpose of thisstudy was [Read More...]
Children’s education and parental support in Jewi Refugee Camp, Ethiopia: Unraveling the challenges.
Objective: In this study, we examined the situation of parents andcaregivers of the refugee children in Jewi refugee camp with the aim ofunderstanding the roles they play in the education of the children.Background: Effective educational interventions benefit from parentalengagement. This may be particularly the case for refugee children, whotypically have had several traumatic experiences during [Read More...]
Much of the research on parents of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) has focused on the negative effects on the couple relationship. The current study contributes to the understanding of parental relationship satisfaction in a sample of parents of children with Down syndrome (DS), through a mixed methods study that included data from [Read More...]
We examine the effects of the COVID‐19 pandemic on faculty using survey data. First, we uncover heterogeneity in the immediate effects on research productivity and burnout. Three groups emerged (Career Accelerated, Career Insulated, and Career Headwinds) with female faculty disproportionately represented in Career Headwinds, experiencing both high burnout and declines in research productivity. Second, we [Read More...]
Background and Objectives Age-associated changes can impair abilities forsafe driving and the use of firearms. We sought to examine multipleperspectives on reducing access to firearms, including similarities anddifferences compared to reducing driving. Research Design and Methods Onlinefocus groups and 1-on-1 interviews were conducted (November 2020 to May2021) in the United States with: older adults who [Read More...]
Factors Associated With Residents’ Responsive Behaviors Toward Staff in Long-Term Care Homes: A Systematic Review
Background and Objectives When staff experience responsive behaviors fromresidents, this can lead to decreased quality of work life and lower qualityof care in long-term care homes. We synthesized research on factorsassociated with resident responsive behaviors directed toward care staff andcharacteristics of interventions to reduce the behaviors. Research Design andMethods We conducted a mixed-methods systematic review [Read More...]
Exploring Interrelations Between Person-Centered Care and Quality of Life Following a Transition Into Long-Term Residential Care: A Meta-Ethnography
Background and Objectives Globally, a culture change in long-termresidential care (LTRC) moving toward person-centered care (PCC) has occurredin an attempt to improve resident quality of life (QoL). However, a clearunderstanding of how different aspects contributing to a PCC approach areinterrelated with resident QoL is still lacking. This review exploresinterrelating aspects between PCC and QoL in [Read More...]