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2009

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Parent and child

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An Exploratory Study Of Clinicians' Understanding Of Children's Non-Traditional Toy Choice And Parents' Concerns, Lindsay Britt Jamieson Aug 2009

An Exploratory Study Of Clinicians' Understanding Of Children's Non-Traditional Toy Choice And Parents' Concerns, Lindsay Britt Jamieson

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This exploratory qualitative study investigated clinicians' understanding of children's non-traditional toy choices and parents' concerns. The study explored parents' concerns regarding toy choices, clinicians' understanding of non-traditional toy choices and parents' concerns, and clinicians' responses to parents who are concerned about toy choice. Ten clinicians with two or more year of experience were recruited through snowball sampling in New England. Participation involved semi-structured interviews with questions related to their clinical experiences, understandings, assessments, and personal opinions related to toy choice for children. Results indicated that clinicians had cases where non-traditional toy selection developed as an issue during session. Further ...


Voices From The Parents Of Lesbian, Gay Or Bisexual Children : How Do Parents Adjust To Their Child's Lesbian, Gay Or Bisexuality?, Jillian Love Goldstein Aug 2009

Voices From The Parents Of Lesbian, Gay Or Bisexual Children : How Do Parents Adjust To Their Child's Lesbian, Gay Or Bisexuality?, Jillian Love Goldstein

Theses, Dissertations, and Projects

This study explored the following question: How do parents adjust to the disclosure of their child's lesbian, gay, or bisexual identity? The purpose of this study was to focus on the parent of a LGB child in order to understand their reactions to their child's sexuality, their process of adjusting to their child's LGB identity, and to determine the impact it may have on the parents' relationship with their child. The study included two methodology components: an online anonymous survey and an in-person interview. The sample pool was comprised of sixty-one parents through the online survey and ...


Codependency Among Only Children As Predicted By Parenting Styles Practiced In Family-Of-Origin, Rachel Ellen Carfora Aug 2009

Codependency Among Only Children As Predicted By Parenting Styles Practiced In Family-Of-Origin, Rachel Ellen Carfora

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This study sought to explore whether there is a relationship between only children and codependence as predicted by parenting style in family-of-origin. While past literature looks at codependency and perceived parenting styles, none focus specifically upon the experience of only-children who are thought to be more influenced by family-of-origin dynamics. Therefore, this study also intended to explore whether this relationship was significant enough to invite future research and investigation. Two fixed online questionnaires were completed by 51 participants who met inclusion criteria for being older than 21-years-of-age and an only child as defined by not having grown up with any ...