Supporting young children experiencing parental separation and divorce
Early childhood educators are well placed to help young children adjust positively to changed family circumstances resulting from parental separation and divorce. If educators can identify the signs that young children may be having trouble coping with the changes, they will be better positioned to support children and families during challenging times.
This Everyday Learning Series title explores:
- issues linked with parental separation and divorce
- young children’s responses to parental separation and divorce
- how early childhood educators can develop an understanding of children’s experiences with parental separation and divorce
- what early childhood educators can do to support children and families during challenging times.
This book also outlines how educators can apply the Strengths Approach and work collaboratively with children, families and other professionals to empower children and families to make a positive adjustment to their changed circumstances.