Separation and divorce in the primary school: a critical consideration of the nature, incidence and impact on children, and possible school responses, both proactive and reactive

Swann, Jennifer (2017) Separation and divorce in the primary school: a critical consideration of the nature, incidence and impact on children, and possible school responses, both proactive and reactive. The STeP Journal: Student Teacher Perspectives, 4 (3). pp. 50-57.

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Abstract

Many primary school children have to deal with parental separation and divorce. Though some argue it’s a private family matter, the contact that teachers have with pupils places them in an ideal position to provide support through this difficult time. This article proposes proactive and reactive strategies that schools can employ to prepare children with the resilience to cope with and overcome these traumatic events.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: The STeP Journal: Student Teacher Perspectives
Publisher: Teacher Education Advancement Network (TEAN), University of Cumbria
Departments: Faculty of Education, Arts and Business > Institute of Education > Initial Teacher Education
Depositing User: Anna Lupton
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2017 13:49
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2017 17:55
URI: http://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/3255

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