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Betty Cornelius

Download Grandparents raising grandchildren.

Sara Dimerman in conversation with Betty Cornelius. Over the course of this episode you will learn more about:

  • What is a kinship family?
  • How common is it that children are being raised by their grandparents?
  • What is CANGRANDS?
  • How does CANGRANDS reaches out to and helps grandparents.
  • How and why are grandchildren typically raised by their grandparents?
  • What is different about raising a grandchild compared to raising a child of ones own? What special requirements need to be in place?
  • What if the grandparents don’t have the resources to provide for their grandchildren?
  • How does raising ones grandchildren typically affect the dynamics
  • How are grandchildren typically affected – both positively and not as positively by being raised in a kinship family?
  • CANGRANDS Hearts & Hands Quilt project
  • How the rate of kinship families compares between Canada, the USA and other countries.
  • How kinship families from around the world can connect with one another.