Projects tagged with Families & Whānau
466 results found
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
The Green Prescription (GRx) Active Families programme has grown out of the nationwide GRx initiative for adults, responding to requests from primary care for something similar for children and young people. There are 15 contract holders throughout NZ. There must be commitment from the family for involvement...
19 Apr 2016
with: Statistics New Zealand
Identifying stepfamilies in longitudinal data describes how we developed a methodological process for identifying stepfamilies in longitudinal data through an analysis of family transitions. We used a large-scale, representative sample of New Zealanders to validate the methodological process, and to provide...
Impact of the Family Start Home Visiting Programme on Outcomes for Mothers and Children: A Quasi-Experimental Study
Topics: Research, Social Services, Early Childhood Education, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Child Development, Child Mortality, Pregnancy, Children, Women
Family Start workers make regular home visits and, using a structured program, seek to improve parenting capability and practice. Workers also actively work to promote breastfeeding, reduce home hazards, connect infants to immunisation and primary health services, promote children’s participation in early childhood education,...
Topics: Evaluation, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Families & Whānau, Governance & Kaitiakitanga
The Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit (Superu) commissioned the Institute of Environmental Science and Research Limited (ESR) to develop and test a systems approach to measure the effectiveness of the ‘whole-of-system’ response to prevent family violence. This project was commissioned to support...
5 Nov 2015
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
Supporting families with complex needs often requires funding and delivery arrangements that differ from standard social services. A continuum of interventions, including individual, targeted approaches alongside universal approaches, is required to bring about significant change at the population level. This...
This research report has been an opportunity to learn more about demographic characteristics and labour market outcomes of Convention refugees granted New Zealand residence and those granted New Zealand residence through the Refugee Family Support Category (RFSC). This has been achieved through analysis of administrative data at...
Parents, families and whānau want their children to feel they belong at school and experience success. They want to be involved in their child’s learning – to understand what is expected and to know how they can contribute. This involvement contributes to each child’s learning and success and is vital for children at risk of not...
Family justice system: Evaluation of Family Dispute Resolution service and mandatory self-representation
with: Ministry of Justice: MoJ
In March 2014 changes were made to how the family justice system (FJS) works. The Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) service is one of the major features of these changes. This service supports separating parents to reach mediated parenting agreements out-of-court. The FDR service consists of: An...
15 Sep 2015
Topics: Research, Law & Justice, Housing & Homelessness, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Families & Whānau, Households, Policy
Renting was previously a stepping stone between living with your parents and home-ownership. For some, renting is a strategic choice; giving them flexibility and the freedom to move. This report is not about those people. This report is about the people who have limited choices: families no longer able to...
10 Sep 2015
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
The New Zealand Maternity Clinical Indicators are a tool for maternity service providers to assess the quality and national consistency in the delivery of maternity services in New Zealand. The New Zealand Maternity Clinical Indicators are the result of collaboration between the Ministry of Health and...
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