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Supporting children and families [electronic resource] : lessons from Sure Start for evidence-based practice in health, social care and education / edited by Justine Schneider, Mark Avis and Paul Leighton.

Publication:
London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (291 p.)
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Subjects:
Children with social disabilities -- Services for -- Great Britain.
Day care centers -- Great Britain.
Early childhood education -- Great Britain.
Family services -- Great Britain.
Medical care -- Great Britain.
Sure Start (Programme).
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Supporting Children and Families gathers together the lessons learned from perhaps the largest scale social experiment ever undertaken in England - Sure Start, the programme designed to improve the emotional development, health and education of children. It boils down the huge amount of knowledge and experience generated by the Sure Start programmes and local evaluation studies, with chapters encompassing child development and healthcare, partnership working with existing local services, parental employment and supporting families with young children, reaching out to marginalised groups and st
Contents:
front cover; Supporting Children and Families: Lessons from Sure Start for Evidence-Based Practice in Health, Social Care and Education; Contents; Chapter 1 Introduction: Sure Start in Context; Part 1: Health and Child Development; Chapter 2 Introduction to Health and Child Development; Chapter 3 Evaluation of a Pampering Group; Chapter 4 Increasing Breastfeeding Rates: Issues and Approaches; Chapter 5 Evaluating the Impact of a Child Injury Prevention Project; Chapter 6 Training for Language-enriched Pre-school Settings; Chapter 7 A Perinatal Mental Health Project; Part 2: PartnershipWorking
Chapter 8 Introduction to Partnership WorkingChapter 9 Parental Involvement: Engagement with the Development of Services; Chapter 10 Partnership between Parents and Professionals; Chapter 11 Local Programmes and Social Services: Lessons in Partnership; Chapter 12 Perceptions of Statutory Service Providers of Local Programmes; Part 3: Paths to Education and Employment; Chapter 13 Introduction to Paths to Educati
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contributor:
Schneider, Justine.
Avis, Mark.
Leighton, Paul.
ISBN:
1-281-79392-2
9786611793920
1-84642-741-X
OCLC:
476168959