The Parental Competence of Single-parent Families from Vulnerable Groups

Simona Maria Glăveanu
2015 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Starting from studies including the single-parent family in the category of vulnerable groups and from researches that drew a certain connection between the specificities of the parents' conduct and the development of the child, the objective of this research was to identify the particularities of the parental competence of the single-parent family. The results of the study (N=65) indicated that the parents from rural environments had a higher level of the "affective support" and "disciplining"
more » ... and "disciplining" dimensions than those from urban environments and, also, that the parents with a precarious financial situation had the lowest score in parental competence.
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.03.038 fatcat:fnpan5gogfcyliqtazlt7hpuhe