Meeting the Needs of Noncustodial Parents in the Jewish Community

By Joan B. Kristall, Geoffrey L. Grief

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), 1994

The needs of noncustodial mothers and fathers have long gone unrecognized. One attempt to serve this population through a Jewish Family Services-sponsored support group revealed a number of common themes that the members were experiencing that have implications for social work practice: parents wishing to reject their children and feeling rejected by them; struggling with family events and Jewish holidays; dealing with their own parents; becoming emotionally triangulated; having mixed emotions about their children's progress; and coping with loss.

Topic: Divorce, Family, Single Parenthood

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Volume/Issue: Vol. 70/No. 2-3

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Kristall, Joan B. Grief, Geoffrey L. Meeting the Needs of Noncustodial Parents in the Jewish Community. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). 1994: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=3326


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