Open Access Graduate Research Paper
Children of divorced parents--Counseling of; Divorce--Psychological aspects;
The purpose of this paper was to examine the impact divorce has on children as: well as how parents can help their children adjust to divorce. The negative impacts that .divorce may have on children include emotional and behavioral problems. However, positive effects such as allowing the child to escape a hostile environment were also found. A review of the literature indicated that children's response to divorce differed according to type, stage, and age of the child at the time of divorce. The types of strategies that are being used to aid parents in helping their children cope include mediation, educational workshops, and seminars.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts
Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Postsecondary Education
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©2002 Stephanie A. Harken
Harken, Stephanie A., "The impact of divorce and healthy adjustment of children" (2002). Graduate Research Papers. 777.