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Each day nearly 2,989 children experience a divorce within their families (Parker, 1994). Within the last several decades, the incidence of divorce within the United States has risen dramatically. The trend is that nearly half of all marriages will end in divorce (O'Leary & Smith, 1991). In fact, it is expected that at least 40% of all children will spend some part of their lives in a single parent household (Garvin, Leber, & Kalter, 1991). It is also estimated that over 90% of these children will reside with their mothers (Diamond, 1985; Kalter, 1990). 1 In this paper, the ·author will examine the effects divorce has on the children involved, various group intervention programs, and the efficacy of these programs. Techniques for working with children of divorce will also be suggested.

Year of Submission

1997

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education

Department

Department of Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Postsecondary Education

First Advisor

Terry Kottman

Second Advisor

Jeffrey S. Ashby

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Date Original

1997

Object Description

1 PDF file (26 leaves)

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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