Projects tagged with Families & Whānau
466 results found
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...
19 May 2015
Topics: Evaluation, Kaupapa Māori, Research, Families & Whānau, Kaupapa, Te Āo Māori, Whānau, Whānau Ora
What Works: Parenting Programmes Effective with Whānau has been designed for policy analysts, programme developers and/or funders to provide information on kaupapa Māori and culturally adapted parenting and whānau development programmes, to inform policy and programme development. Kaupapa Māori programmes...
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...
Topics: Evaluation, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Families & Whānau, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Whānau Ora
Whānau ora is a multifaceted term in wide use that means many different things to many people. At its core is the concept of family well-being. In 2009, the Government recognised that current approaches to service delivery were not serving Māori families well enough. It set up a taskforce to look at new ways...
This report provides the topline findings from the formative research with parents and caregivers about oral health in preschoolers.
17 Apr 2015
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Abuse & Neglect, Family Violence, Families & Whānau, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Women, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
This paper summarises what we know about the link between alcohol and family violence – specifically intimate partner violence (IPV) and child maltreatment. Increasingly international approaches include reducing alcohol harm as a specific action point in preventing family violence. Dealing...
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
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.
This edition of Social Work Now has been a long time in the making and to some degree mirrors the theme of this issue. Namely, that it’s critical we as social work professionals never lose sight of the purpose of our role or the core fundamentals of our practice. The production of this journal is an important professional...
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