The Inherent Strengths of Kinship Families: Co-Parenting
The Inherent Strengths in Kinship Families is a training series developed by Dr. Joseph Crumbley for kinship caregivers. The series takes a strength-based perspective in outlining different topics that are unique to kinship families and providing strategies for caregivers.
This module focuses on how caregivers can facilitate co-parenting with the children’s birth parents. Caregivers are provided approaches that utilize the strengths of common goals and pre-existing relationships between the caregiver, birth parents, and children.
• Define co-parenting specific to kinship families
• Identify the strengths of co-parenting in kinship families
• Provide approaches for caregivers to engage and involve birth parents in co-parenting