Information and advice booklet aimed at helping parents discuss the risks posed by alcohol with their children and young people.
A presentation on drug misuse by parents and its impact on child protection.
Study analysing the parent-child relationship and showing that deep parental involvement and positive parent-child interaction lasts throughout childhood and into the teenage years for most young people.
Document describing a project with the goals of developing practitioners' skills in engaging with parents and forging stronger links between children's learning in early years settings and in the home environment. Methods used to achieve these aims included workshop-picnics promoting the principles of the Letters and Sounds approach.
Document describing workshops aimed at improving parents skills and confidence in the art of storytelling.
Document describing an international new arrivals scheme, the main objectives of which were to forge inter-agency links, create bespoke staff training, create activities and sessions aimed at new arrivals and encourage newly-arrived parents to engage fully with early years services.
Document describing a project in which a team of early learning mentors was created to work with a carefully selected group of potentially under-achieving boys and their parents from a wide range of settings. The work focused on supporting the boys' communication and emotional and social development.
Document describing a project entitled "Me and My Dad" which aimed to increase fathers' involvement in their children's learning and outlining the nature, philosophy and positive impact of the project as well as the generic lessons learned about parental involvement, project design and execution.
Document describing a project which focused on ways in which to involve fathers more with their children's early learning. Evaluation evidence showed significant gains for parents, children and practitioners.
Document describing a five-day 'Way We Learn' course aimed at parents from disadvantaged communities. The course involved a variety of exercises intended to make parents more attuned to their children's cognitive processes.