What makes parenting programmes work in disadvantaged areas?

There is increasing enthusiasm, both in government and in the community, for improving child outcomes through parenting programmes. This drive encompasses the ‘Surestart’ and ‘Respect’ agendas, and emphasises the importance of children’s centres and school-based support. However, many programmes have failed to work when rigorously tested. This study examines factors which influence programme effectiveness in poor, ethnically diverse areas.

Author: 
Stephen Scott
Author: 
Thomas O'Connor
Author: 
Annabel Futh
Publisher: 
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Published: 
2006
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