Separation and divorce have become a common phenomenon in Australia and affect a substantial number of children (ABS, 2017). While some children readily adjust to their parents’separation and divorce, other children exhibit difficulty adjusting emotionally and socially (Cheng,Dunn, O’Connor, & Golding, 2006; Potter, 2010; Strohschein, 2005; Størksen, Thorsen, Øverland, &Brown, 2012), and demonstrate poorer academic outcomes (Amato, 2001; Steele, Sigle-Rushton, & Kravdal, 2009; Sun & Li, 2011).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)29-30
Number of pages2
JournalPractical Literacy: the early and primary years
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2019


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