A Multimodal Intervention for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Results of an Exploratory Study.

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    • Abstract:
      This article describes the results of an exploratory study of a multimodal, home-based intervention designed to reduce psychological stress, improve physical and mental health, and strengthen the social support and resources of grandparents raising grandchildren. The six-month intervention included home visits by registered nurses, social workers, and legal assistants; the services of an attorney; and monthly support group meetings. The intervention resulted in improved mental health scores, decreased psychological distress scores, and increased social support scores. Participants also experienced improvement in the level of public benefits received and in their legal relationships with their grandchildren. Implications of these findings for practice are highlighted. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
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    • Full Text Word Count:
      6780
    • ISSN:
      0009-4021
    • Accession Number:
      3988114
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      KELLEY, S. J. et al. A Multimodal Intervention for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Results of an Exploratory Study. Child Welfare, [s. l.], v. 80, n. 1, p. 27–50, 2001. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hch&AN=3988114. Acesso em: 4 dez. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Kelley SJ, Yorker BC, Whitley DM, Sipe TA. A Multimodal Intervention for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Results of an Exploratory Study. Child Welfare. 2001;80(1):27-50. Accessed December 4, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hch&AN=3988114
    • APA:
      Kelley, S. J., Yorker, B. C., Whitley, D. M., & Sipe, T. A. (2001). A Multimodal Intervention for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Results of an Exploratory Study. Child Welfare, 80(1), 27–50.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Kelley, Susan J., Beatrice Crofts Yorker, Deborah M. Whitley, and Theresa A. Sipe. 2001. “A Multimodal Intervention for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Results of an Exploratory Study.” Child Welfare 80 (1): 27–50. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hch&AN=3988114.
    • Harvard:
      Kelley, S. J. et al. (2001) ‘A Multimodal Intervention for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Results of an Exploratory Study’, Child Welfare, 80(1), pp. 27–50. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hch&AN=3988114 (Accessed: 4 December 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Kelley, SJ, Yorker, BC, Whitley, DM & Sipe, TA 2001, ‘A Multimodal Intervention for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Results of an Exploratory Study’, Child Welfare, vol. 80, no. 1, pp. 27–50, viewed 4 December 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Kelley, Susan J., et al. “A Multimodal Intervention for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Results of an Exploratory Study.” Child Welfare, vol. 80, no. 1, Jan. 2001, pp. 27–50. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hch&AN=3988114.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Kelley, Susan J., Beatrice Crofts Yorker, Deborah M. Whitley, and Theresa A. Sipe. “A Multimodal Intervention for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Results of an Exploratory Study.” Child Welfare 80, no. 1 (January 2001): 27–50. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hch&AN=3988114.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Kelley SJ, Yorker BC, Whitley DM, Sipe TA. A Multimodal Intervention for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Results of an Exploratory Study. Child Welfare [Internet]. 2001 Jan [cited 2020 Dec 4];80(1):27–50. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hch&AN=3988114