Big Mama: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren - A Big Mama Discussion Guide
This discussion guide accompanies "Big Mama", Tracy Seretean's documentary about 89-year-old Viola's fight to retain custody of her grandson which illustrates many of the difficulties facing an increasing number of grandparents raising their grandchildren in the USA today. It can be used to facilitate discussion among different groups of viewers. Applications include: professional training for social workers, medical staff, and university faculty/school and child care center staff; incorporation into university programs in sociology, psychology, gerontology, urban studies, anthropology, and cross-culture; and use with grandparent support groups.
Anthropology, Gerontology, Psychology, Sociology, Urban Studies
Students, General public