Christine Välivaara's scientific contributions

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Children in foster care may face difficulties during their school years. When it comes to academic achievement, there is reported low school performance and lower grades. However, school may be strong protective factor in difficulties if supports are individual. School-based interventions represent a possibility for supporting children whose home l...


... Another study finding showed that students with nuclear families have better academic performance than students with single-parent families. The result obtained is accordant with the studies (35)(36)(37)(38). It can be inferred that stress and anxiety due to poor resilience, mental health, and underdeveloped social skills in such students can impair academic performance. ...