Kinship Families   

Articles Directory
 

Title Author Description Binder Article
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Building a Grand Relationship Helps Keep Youth Drug Free        
                 
 

http://family.samhsa.gov/get/grandparent.aspx

 
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Cuidado Proveido Por Parientes

                 
Family Development Spanish article focusing on kinship care and how it works.

 
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Title Author Description Binder Article
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 Focus on the Caregiver: Taking Care of Yourself Too!    
                 
AARP An article focusing on the emotional strains and health risks that can come with taking care of your grandchildren and tips on how to to also remember to take care of yourself as well as your grandchildren

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/16876875/
print/1/displaymode/1098

 
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Title Author Description Binder Article
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Grand parenting & Step grand parenting: When Grandparents Become Parents to Their Grandchildren
                 
Gebeke, Deb Fact sheet on the adjustments grandparents have to make when taking over the role of parents

http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/pubs/yf/famsci/fs561w.htm
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Title Author Description Binder Article
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Grandparents Parenting Grandchildren and Kinship Care Support; Information and Support Resources  
                 
Keith L, Kimberly Webpage containing Information and Support Resources on Grandparents parenting grandchildren and kin care support

http://childparenting.about.com/od/familyissues
/a/grandfamilies.htm
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Title Author Description Binder Article
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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren   
                 
  Article explaining the many challenges which can pop up when taking on the responsibility of parenting grandchildren, it also talks about the many positive factors of being a parent for the second time.

http://www.foreverfamilies.net/xml/articles/grandparents_
raising_grandchildren.aspx

 
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Title Author Description Binder Article
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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
                 
AARP This article goes into detail about the adjustments, challenges and support that many grandparents will need when faced with the challenge of raising their grandchildren.

http://kinkonnect.org/images/New%20Jersey%2008%20REV.pdf
 
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Title Author Description Binder Article
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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Caring for Yourself
                 
  This article gives tips on how to take care of yourself as well as your grandchildren.

http://kinkonnect.org/images/New%20Jersey%2008%20REV.pdf
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Title Author Description Binder Article
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Grandparents Raising Grandkids
                 
Woolston, Chris This article shares the story of one grandmothers struggle to raise her grandchildren and how she started a support group in her community it also lists other resources in which other grandparents in that situation can turn too.
 
http://www2.vhi.ie/topic/gpkids
 
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Title Author Description Binder Article
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Help for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Health Insurance
                 
AARP This article explains the two different programs a child can apply for in order to get health insurance.

http://kinkonnect.org/images/New%20Jersey%2008%20REV.pdf
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Title Author Description Binder Article
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Help For Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Tax Tips
                 
AARP This article explains how low-income people and families can receive EITC.

http://kinkonnect.org/images/New%20Jersey%2008%20REV.pdf
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Title Author Description Binder Article
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Help For Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: When your Grandchild's Parent is in Prison
                 
AARP This article explains how to approach your grandchild/grandchildren on why their parents are in prison.

http://kinkonnect.org/images/New%20Jersey%2008%20REV.pdf
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Title Author Description Binder Article
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How to Place an Adoption on File
                 
Department of Health and Senior Services Info on how to place an adoption on file.
 
http://www.state.nj.us/health/vital/adoption.shtml
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Title Author Description Binder Article
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Instructions For Kinship Adoption
                 
  This article contains standard instructions for kinship adoption and is for informational purposes only 25 18


 

Title Author Description Binder Article
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Kinship Care
                 
National Resource Center "Kinship Care" gives an insight on what Kinship care is, the state and federal policies, substance abuse and kinship care, characteristics of caregivers as well as the child's characteristics. 25 19


 

Title Author Description Binder Article
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Kinship Care Program
                 
Department of Health and Family Services Small article on the kinship care program.

http://dhfs.wisconsin.gov/children/kinship/
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Title Author Description Binder Article
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Kinship Caregivers and the Child Welfare System
                 
Child Welfare Information Gateway Fact sheet for families 25 10


 

Title Author Description Binder Article
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Kinship Foster Parents: Are We Part of the Problem or the Solution?
                 
  How foster care can be a challenge and what to expect when becoming a foster parent. 25 7


 

Title Author Description Binder Article
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Larger Number of Grandparents Taking Care of Their Children
                 
Senior Journal Short article stating the amount of grandparents which are "extensive caregivers" to their grandchildren 25 2


 

Title Author Description Binder Article
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Legal Options for Caregivers
                 
  Article giving the facts on the legal options for relative caregivers; these legal options include guardianship and legal custody, open adoption, Defacto Custodian, Standby and Permanent guardianship, subsidized guardianship, and it also includes medical and educational consent

http://www.adopting.org/adoptions/legal-options-for-caregivers-page-1-adoption-3.html
 
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Title Author Description Binder Article
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New Jersey Fact Sheet for Grandparents and other Relatives Raising Children
                 
AARP Facts and programs pertaining to grandparents raising their grandchildren.

http://kinkonnect.org/images/New%20Jersey%2008%20REV.pdf
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Title Author Description Binder Article
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Ohio State University Extension: Grandparents as Parents Again
                 
  Overview of advantages and gifts that taking care of your grandchildren can bring into your life.

http://ohioline.osu.edu/ss-fact/0157.html
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Title Author Description Binder Article
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Providing Childcare for Grandchildren: When Grandparents Provide Childcare
                 
AARP Article for grandparents who provide the main source of childcare for there grandchildren.

http://kinkonnect.org/images/New%20Jersey%2008%20REV.pdf
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Title Author Description Binder Article
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Providing Childcare for Grandchildren: When Grandparents Provide Childcare
                 
AARP Article one's grandmother's story on how she takes care of her grandchildren while there parents are working, it also explains the challenges one goes through because they are becoming caregivers for the second time around.

http://kinkonnect.org/images/New%20Jersey%2008%20REV.pdf
 
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Title Author Description Binder Article
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Providing Childcare for Grandchildren; Creating a Family Childcare Agreement
                 
AARP Tips on how to talk to your adult children about rules and boundaries when taking care of you grandchildren

http://kinkonnect.org/images/New%20Jersey%2008%20REV.pdf
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Public Benefits: Care and Related Supports

                 
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Public Benefits: Cash Assistance

                 
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Public Benefits: Disabilities
                 
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Public Benefits: Food and Home Energy

                 
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Public Benefits: Health
                 
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Public Benefits: Tax Credit
                 
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Title Author Description Binder Article
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Services for Kinship Care
                 
Ehrle, Jennifer
Geen, Rob
"Services for Kinship Care" gives a brief overview of the hardships that the majority of kinship families must face, poverty being one of the biggest problems, it also gives an insight on the lack of services provided for kinship families in comparison to foster families and what is being done to change that.

http://www.connectforkids.org/node/575
 
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Title Author Description Binder Article
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Taking Care Of Your Grandchildren

                 
  Tips on raising your grandchildren today, includes general health and safety within the home and outside of it.

http://kidshealth.org/parent/positive/family/
grandkids.html
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Title Author Description Binder Article
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The Evolution of Kinship Care Policy and Practice
                 
Geen, Rob M.P.P This article "The Evolution of Kinship Care Policy and Practice" focuses on the hard.

http://www.futureofchildren.org/information2826/
information_show.htm?doc_id=209553
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Title Author Description Binder Article
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When Grandparents Become Parents to Their Grandchildren

                 
Gebeke, Deb Fact Sheet 25 8

 

Title Author Description Binder Article
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Key Developments:
kinship Legal Guardianship

                 
Goldhil, Nancy Fact Sheet

http://www.lsnj.org/keyRecentdevelopments/
kinshiplegalguardianship2.htm
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Title Author Description Binder Article
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Legal Relationships for Kin

                 
Neighborhood Legal Services Inc.

Fact Sheet

http://www.nls.org/family/kinship.htm

 
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Author Description Binder Article
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Keeping the Family Tree Intact Through Kinship Care

                 
 

Kinship resources

http://library.adoption.com/articles/keeping-the-family-tree-intact-through-kinship-care.html