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Strengths of Single Parenthood

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Single parents, join our conversation and share some the "Strengths of Single Parenthood." Our guest Dr. Allison Buskirk-Cohen will share her strengths.

Dr. Allison Buskirk-Cohen is the Chair of the Department of Psychology and an associate professor at Delaware Valley University in Doylestown, PA. She holds a doctorate in human development with a specialization in developmental sciences from the University of Maryland. Always fascinated by youth, Dr. Buskirk-Cohen has been researching the social lives of children and adolescents for several years. She is interested in how peer and family relationships impact adjustment, particularly during significant transitions. Dr. Buskirk-Cohen also has become interested in studying teaching and learning in higher education. She is an advocate of learner-centered education, in which the focus is on the process, and how both students and teachers contribute to the learning environment. At Delaware Valley University, Dr. Buskirk-Cohen proudly serves on several committees, and is active in student organizations. Her work has been published in peer-reviewed journals and advanced textbooks, and presented at academic conferences around the world.