Open Access Graduate Research Paper
Children of divorced parents--Attitudes;
The family environment is a major contributor to the development and well-being of children and adolescents. The traditional definition for family is ever changing, and diversity in families is becoming more acknowledged and accepted. It is well known that currently more than half of all marriages end in divorce. It is necessary to understand the significant challenges and issues that young people of divorced families are faced with in order to facilitate positive change and resiliency in the counseling process. The author provides a historical overview of the divorce epidemic, the effects of divorce on youth, as well as implications and interventions for school counselors in working with young people struggling with issues of divorce.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts in Education
Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Postsecondary Education
Michael D. Waggoner
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©2003 Abigail C. Buchan
Buchan, Abigail C., "Effects of divorce on adolescents : interventions" (2003). Graduate Research Papers. 442.