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University of Washington Survey on Sibshops


Positive Results of Sibshops Last into Adulthood


According to a 2005 University of Washington survey of adults who attended Sibshops as kids:

--Over 90% of the respondents said Sibshops had a positive effect on the feelings they had for their siblings;

--Sibshops taught coping strategies to over two-thirds of respondents;

--Three-fourths reported that Sibshops affected their adult lives; and

--94% said they would recommend Sibshops to others. 

The authors conclude: “The positive effects of the Sibshop program are not only apparent, but enduring.” 

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