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Fathers who are emotionally involved with their children and feel confident as a parent are less likely to raise offspring with behavioural problems, research suggests. A new study from Oxford University found that a father's emotional attachment and strong bond with a child - as opposed to how much practical…
Common perceptions that poorer mothers and fathers are likely to be less involved in their children's lives are unfounded, according to research. A new study argues that less well-off parents are just as likely to help with homework, play games and read with their children as those from wealthier backgrounds.…
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC) has rejected the conclusions of a report examining Glasgow’s parenting support framework due to its 'lack of robustness'. The Glasgow University Triple P report had earlier recommended that NHSGGC should not continue to fund the programme. It claimed it had minimal impact on families…
A major parenting survey has launched to find out the real issues affecting families in the UK. Researchers from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) and the University of Manchester want parents to let them know what support they need and where they need it most. The feedback from the International Parenting…
Social workers on the Child Care Programme at Queens University Belfast help develop new parenting capacity assessment framework. Professional in Practice (PiP)- the NI Social Work Professional Development Framework (previously known as the PQ Framework) is aimed at developing the knowledge and skills of social workers, to support their development…