Projects tagged with Parenting
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Topics: Methodology, Monitoring, Research, Blended Families, Families & Whānau, Households, Parenting, Single Parents, Ageing, Child Development, Drugs & Alcohol, Pregnancy, Children, Māori, Pacific People, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Women, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Resilience, Socio-economic status
Growing Up in New Zealand is a longitudinal study that provides an up-to-date, population relevant picture of what it is like to be a child growing up in New Zealand in the 21st century. It is the first longitudinal study of its kind that has recruited and collected information from both mothers and their partners from before...
22 Jun 2015
Topics: Research, Law & Justice, Prisons, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Children, Māori, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
This paper presents what we know about interventions and strategies to improve outcomes for children with gang-involved parents. The findings of this paper indicate that comprehensive, multi-faceted interventions are more likely than narrowly focused approaches to be effective in addressing the social harms...
3 Jun 2015
Topics: Research, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Prisons, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Child Development, Māori, Quality of Life
This paper presents what we know about interventions and strategies to improve outcomes for children with a parent in prison. It also shines a light on the wide range of negative impacts that children with a parent in prison experience, including long term poor health, educational and social outcomes, and...
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Monitoring, Research, Employment & Labour, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Income & Wealth, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Parenting
Paid parental leave is part of a package of government policies that support parents and families. This paper discusses both the labour market dynamics associated with the provision of paid parental leave and the operation and impacts of paid parental leave, informed by New Zealand and Australian evaluations, and other overseas...
16 Apr 2015
The Report on Maternity series provides annual health statistics about women giving birth, their pregnancy and childbirth experience, and the characteristics of live-born babies in New Zealand. This publication is focused on women who gave birth, and the babies who were born, in 2012. A summary of the key findings is provided...
Topics: Evaluation, Self-Advocacy, Support Groups, Community Development, Non-Governmental Organisation (NGOs), Employment & Labour, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Income & Wealth, Social Services, Caregivers, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Disability
Funded Family Care is a Ministry of Health-funded support option that was introduced in October 2013 to enable some disabled people with high or very high needs to pay a family member, who would otherwise be excluded, to provide personal care and household management supports. A year after the policy came into...
30 Mar 2015
Topics: Evaluation, International Research, Literature review, Research, Abuse & Neglect, Bullying, Family Violence, Early Childhood Education, Education & Training, Families & Whānau, Households, Parenting, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Healthcare, Whānau, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Culture, Customs & Traditions
Many parenting programmes are effective and support family wellbeing by improving parenting practices and thereby reducing the risks associated with child maltreatment. The review found: There are many effective parenting programmes and these share common characteristics.
4 Feb 2015
Topics: Research, Parenting, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Pregnancy, Women, Lifestyle & Standard of Living
The alcohol use report presents the key findings from the 2012/13 New Zealand Health Survey about alcohol use, misuse and alcohol-related harm among New Zealand adults aged 15 years and over. The following topics are covered: patterns of alcohol consumption; ...
with: Statistics New Zealand
This paper takes an initial look at how mothers' and non-mothers' engagement with the labour market has changed over the last 20 years, how the mother and child characteristics affect mothers' levels of employment and unemployment, and the type and quality of work that mothers are employed in and how this compares...
16 Jan 2015
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Parenting, Healthcare, Pregnancy, Teen Pregnancy, Children, Māori, Women, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Race & Ethnicity
Policymakers in New Zealand have been concerned by the teenage birth rate for many years. Cross-country comparisons indicate that New Zealand has a higher rate of teenage births than other comparable countries, except for the United States (see section 2 below). In 2012, in response to a ministerial request, the Families...
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