New Research article in the Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal
In this article, Drs. Qi Wu and Judy Krysik, as well as CCWB affiliated doctoral student, Anthony Thornton report the findings from a pilot of the Family CheckUp/Everyday Parenting program with black kin caregivers. Black children join kinship care disproportionately and black kin caregivers often face financial, housing, mental health, and parenting challenges when caring for relative children. Few interventions have been developed specifically for kin caregivers. This study evaluated the initial acceptability of this evidence based parenting intervention and worked to culturally adapt it for Black kin caregivers. Implications for child welfare practice, policy, and research are provided.