Smart Steps Programs

Stepfamily information and skills for children

Francesca Adler-Baeder, Ph.D., CFLE

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County New York

In cooperation with SAA

Many individuals hold on to the traditional family form as the predominant family structure in the U.S. and do not recognize the trend of increasing family type diversity. Additionally, successful stepparenting develops differently than successful parenting and Smart Steps can assist in learning how to gain successful stepparenting skills


Why a program for stepfamilies?