The Impact of COVID-19 on Children and Parenting Practices

This session is from the NASP 2021 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 6
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Session 10: Health and Well-Being

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. advance their understanding of the relationship between child characteristics and parenting practices prior to and during a worldwide crisis.
  2. describe the parent–child characteristics that may differentially influence one another during a crisis.
  3. describe the parent–child characteristics that may differentially influence one another during a crisis.

Description

Researchers have aimed to understand the associations between child characteristics and parenting practices for decades. The purpose of this poster is to present results from a study examining child behavior and parenting practices under the unique circumstances imposed on families due to COVID-19. Specifically, the study will discuss the relationship between child emotional and behavioral health and parenting practices, and whether mindful parenting moderates the relationship. Implications for research and practice will be discussed.

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Presenter(s)

Kellie Menter, Northern Illinois University
Moira J. Wendel, Northern Illinois University
Julia A. Ogg, Northern Illinois University

Contributor(s)

Tessa Ritchie, MS, Maria Rogers

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