A Community Health Approach to the Assessment of Infants and their Parents: The CARE Programme

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Wiley, Oct 6, 2006 - Political Science - 234 pages
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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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Contents

Childcare and Protection a Public Health Approach
1
Overview of the CARE Programme the First Year of Life
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The Index of Need
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