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  • By: Stephanie M. Wagner, Kimberly P. Foley & Cheryl B. McNeil
  • In: Encyclopedia of Counseling
  • Edited by: Frederick T. L. Leong
  • Subject:General Counseling & Psychotherapy, Counseling Psychology

The term parenting refers to the process of raising a child, usually from birth up until adulthood. A child's biological parents typically assume the parenting role and the majority of responsibility associated with raising a child. However, other ...

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