A Community Health Approach to the Assessment of Infants and their Parents: The CARE Programme
Wiley, Oct 6, 2006 - Political Science - 234 pages
This book is a practical guide to the CARE programme, a home visiting programme that aims to assess infants? growth, development and psycho-social transitions in their first year of life and that together with the Index of Need checklist aims to engage parents in risk assessment. It provides evidence-based research for the programme, and gives clinical examples of how to use the assessment tools (including the Index of Need) and how to work with parents. The authors take a ?partnership with parents? approach throughout, while bearing in mind the practical workload issues that practitioners face.
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Childcare and Protection a Public Health Approach
Overview of the CARE Programme the First Year of Life
The Index of Need
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1st letter abuse and neglect adult appropriate assessment attachment behaviours attributions baby baby's birth carer caseload checklist child abuse child health child maltreatment Child Protection Register children in need clinical community nurse concern cope Dept of Health developmental disability discuss drugs effective emotional abuse emotional development environment evaluation experiences failure to thrive families father H.V. Name Hamilton-Giachritsis health professionals health services health visitor Hegarty high risk home visits identified important Index of Need indicators infant attachment injury insecure interaction intervention Kevin Browne ment mental health midwife midwives months mother Need score non-referred observations outcome parenting skills partner partnership with parents perceptions positive parenting postnatal depression prediction pregnancy prevention of child primary care-giver priority problems promote quality of parenting recognise record referral relationship require responsibility risk factors s'name secure attachment sensitivity sexually abused significant harm social services stress violence