Jeong Eun Lee awarded grant for research on intergenerational care in custodial families

January 23, 2020

Jeong Eun Lee, assistant professor in human development and family studies, received $87,000 from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture for her five-year project. She will help ISU Human Science Extension and Outreach implement an evidence-based program, “Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)” for custodial grandparents and their grandchildren. As there has been an increasing need for a program dedicated to custodial grand-families, the ACT program will provide tools and skill sets these families will benefit from, helping custodial grand-families cultivate psychological flexibility and develop caring and supportive family relationships.

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Contact Details:

Name: Jeong Eun Lee
Phone: 515-294-1884
Department: in human development and family studies