Projects tagged with Children and Online document
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13 Jun 2017
This What works for children exposed to family violence? brings together evidence about the best interventions which make a positive difference to these children’s lives. The main highlight of this paper is that the harm caused by family violence exposure is just as harmful as the harm caused by direct abuse...
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,...
9 Jul 2015
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Community Development, Poverty & Child Poverty, Families & Whānau, Households, Parenting, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Healthcare, Whānau, Children, Māori, Women, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
The Families and Whānau Status Report is a series that aims to enrich our understanding of family and whānau wellbeing. Measuring family wellbeing is complicated, not just because there is no universally agreed definition of what we mean by family or wellbeing, but also...
12 Feb 2015
Topics: Research, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Poverty & Child Poverty, Social Services, Unemployment, Emissions, Transport, Families & Whānau, Behaviour Management, Healthcare, Obesity, Whānau, Children, Māori, Pacific People, Youth, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Discrimination
This report highlights the impact obesity has on our economic, social, cultural and environmental well-being. At an individual and family level it can affect our income levels, educational achievement, self-esteem and social participation. As a society it affects how our taxes are used in government subsidies and even...
The Food and Nutrition Guidelines for Healthy Children and Young People (Aged 2–18 years): A background paper provides evidence-based technical information and best practice recommendations on nutrition and physical activity for health practitioners working in clinical and population health settings. It is also used as the basis...
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...
In Fact: Parents’ and caregivers’ opinions on limiting access to unhealthy foods and beverages in schools
This fact sheet reports on parents’ and caregivers’ attitudes on their child’s access at school to high fat foods and sugary drinks and foods in the 2014 HLS. Methodology
Topics: International Research, Monitoring, Research, Pedagogy, Teachers, Literacy & Numeracy, Secondary Education, Families & Whānau, Leadership, Child Development, Asian, Children, Discrimination
What is PISA? The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is an international study that assesses and compares how well countries are preparing their 15-year-old students to meet real-life opportunities and challenges. This study is an...
Increasing Violence Intervention Programme (VIP) Programmes’ Responsiveness to Māori: A whānau-centred approach for the VIP programme
Topics: Evaluation, Kaupapa Māori, Support Groups, Community Development, Non-Governmental Organisation (NGOs), Abuse & Neglect, Family Violence, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Leadership, Policy, Healthcare, Te Āo Māori, Whānau, Whānau Ora, Children
The VIP programme supports DHBs to develop policies, health professional training and clinical leadership to improve the identification assessment and referral of people experiencing family violence. This resource was born out of a desire by VIP coordinators working in hospitals across New Zealand to increase...
Topics: Public Service, Healthcare, Disease, Children, Quality of Life, Evaluation, Research, Information & Communications Technology
Health literacy refers to the degree to which people are able to access and understand essential health information in order to make informed and appropriate health decisions. This report focuses on the health literacy experiences among Māori with skin infections. New Zealand has one of the highest rates for...
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