Family Life Education in the Caribbean Islands: Barbados, Grenada, and Trinidad and Tobago

  • Helyne Frederick
  • Maria Cecilia Reyes-Mohammed
  • Sharon N. Obasi


This chapter explores the challenges encountered in developing, implementing, and evaluating FLE programs in the Caribbean islands of Barbados, Grenada, and Trinidad and Tobago. Family life education is emergent in the Caribbean with several positive outcomes in parenting, family policy, and Health and Family Life Education. The region could benefit from a more formal development and implementation strategy to effectively reach families.


Health and Family Life Education Barbados Grenada Trinidad and Tobago Caribbean families 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Helyne Frederick
    • 1
  • Maria Cecilia Reyes-Mohammed
    • 2
  • Sharon N. Obasi
    • 3
  1. 1.University of North CarolinaChapel HillUSA
  2. 2.Oxford Graduate SchoolDaytonUSA
  3. 3.University of Nebraska at KearneyKearneyUSA

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