Projects tagged with Parenting
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Topics: Evaluation, Social Services, Caregivers, Parenting, Child Development, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Children
This evaluation summarises the main effects that the 33 participating health professionals (and three parents) have observed when using Ruby's Dad in their practice with children, service users and family members affected by addiction issues. Limited hard copies are available.
30 Apr 2014
Topics: Research, Blended Families, Families & Whānau, Households, Marriage & Marital Relationship, Parenting, Children, Men, Lifestyle & Standard of Living
This exploratory study sought to identify the major challenges of stepfamily life and the strategies that families use to address these challenges. Parents, stepparents and older stepchildren from a community sample of 44 stepfamilies who had been together for at least five years participated in the study. Measures of several...
Effective Parenting Programmes: A review of the effectiveness of parenting programmes for parents of vulnerable children
14 Apr 2014
with: Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit: Superu , Families Commission (now operates as the Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit: Superu)
Topics: Evaluation, Peer Support, Abuse & Neglect, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Policy, Public Service, Healthcare, Children, Māori, Pacific People, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged
This report reviews the evidence on the effectiveness of parenting programmes, as a way of reducing the risk of maltreatment of vulnerable children aged 0-6 years. We looked at both national and international evidence to identify parenting programmes that work and those that do not work, including for Māori and Pacific peoples....
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Evaluation, International Research, Literature review, Parenting, Policy, Healthcare, Children, Biotechnology
This publication documents the research and outcomes of an independent review of Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) in New Zealand, which was undertaken on behalf of the Ministries of Health and Education by Sapere Research Group.
with: Ministry for Women
Topics: Research, Employment & Labour, Inequality, Unemployment, Education & Training, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Single Parents, Policy, Women, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Socio-economic status
It is tempting for policy-makers to subtract young mothers aged 15 to 24 from the NEET group, assuming young mothers have intentionally disengaged with employment, education and training due to their involvement in a caregiving role. This paper tests this assumption and identifies that not all NEET young mothers are out of the...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Law & Justice, Caregivers, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Diet & Nutrition, Information & Communications Technology, Media & Communications, Social Media
The Health Promotion Agency (HPA) monitors parents and caregivers’ opinions on food marketing to children in the Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS). Results from the 2012 HLS are presented below. Parents and caregivers were asked how much they generally support or oppose a ban on food advertising at times when children watch TV...
A validation and norming study of the strengths and difficulties questionnaire in the New Zealand context
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Evaluation, Early Childhood Education, Pedagogy, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Behaviour Management, Child Development, Healthcare, Mental Health, Asian, Māori, Pacific People
The B4 School Check (B4SC) is a free health and development check provided for all children as soon as possible after they turn four years old. The B4SC includes a range of assessments and tools, including vision and hearing testing and the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ). The SDQ is a short...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Caregivers, Parenting, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Pacific People, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living
Parents have a significant influence on the societal norms, values and behaviour learned by their children. Permissive parental rule setting and monitoring has been shown to relate to a greater likelihood of children engaging in health-compromising behaviours such as smoking tobacco and drinking alcohol. Tobacco smoking and...
Young people’s perceptions of parental attitudes and rules about smoking are associated with youth smoking, and these perceptions may be an even stronger influence on youth smoking than parental smoking behaviour. Participants in the Health Promotion Agency’s (HPA’s) Youth Insights Survey (YIS) were asked to ‘agree’ or ‘disagree...
Promoting breakfast eating among children has many benefits, including improved cognitive and physical abilities, increased likelihood of meeting the recommendations for fruit and vegetable intake, and decreased unhealthy snacking. The Ministry of Health’s Food and Nutrition Guidelines highlight the importance of eating three...
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