Family life education in the caribbean islands: Barbados, Grenada, and Trinidad and Tobago

Helyne Frederick, Maria Cecilia Reyes-Mohammed, Sharon N. Obasi

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Abstract

This chapter explores the challenges encountered in developing, implementing, and evaluating FLE programs in the Caribbean islands of Barbados, Grenada, and Trinidad and Tobago. Family life education is emergent in the Caribbean with several positive outcomes in parenting, family policy, and Health and Family Life Education. The region could benefit from a more formal development and implementation strategy to effectively reach families.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationGlobal Perspectives on Family Life Education
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Pages231-246
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9783319775890
ISBN (Print)9783319775883
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018

Keywords

  • Barbados
  • Caribbean families
  • Education
  • Grenada
  • Health and Family
  • Life
  • Trinidad and Tobago

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Psychology(all)

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