Description: Provides education for relative caregivers. Topics included may range from parenting and relationship building to financial and legal issues.
Curriculum/program overview: The Relatives As Parents Program will provide families and
professionals information and skills to strengthen families in their
relationships, interactions and communications. In addition to direct
education for relative caregivers and professionals, MU Extension will
continue its efforts through the Missouri Grandparent/Kinship Caregiver
Coalition and Relatives as Parents support groups throughout the state.
The Missouri Grandparent/ Kinship Caregiver Coalition is a a statewide network that will link current programs and agencies, serve as a focal point for information on kincare programs and policies, and stimulate the development of services for relative caregivers across the state.
Contact person: Dave Schramm
Evaluation tool: extension.missouri.edu/hes/evaluation/evaluationforms.htm
Fee information: No consistent delivery method, therefore, no state recommended fee