The divorce rate in the United States remains at an all-time high. Using the textbook, lectures, the Internet, and a minimum of three scholarly sources from the GCU Library, research and compare the impact of divorce on preschool, school-age, and adolescent children.
Write a 1,000-1,250 word essay in which you consider the socio-emotional response by each age group regarding divorce and custody arrangements. You are encouraged to use attachment theory in your paper. Additionally, answer the following questions:
What steps can be taken to:
1. Minimize the number of divorces?
2. Help children cope more effectively with their parents’ divorce?
As a professional counselor, how might you provide support for the parties involved?
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is required.