McAuley, C and McCurry, N. and Knapp, M.R.J. and Beecham, J.K. and Sleed, M. (2006) Young families under stress: assessing maternal and child well-being using a mixed methods approach. Child and Family Social Work, 11 (1). pp. 43-54. ISSN 1356-7500.
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Supporting parents has been reinforced as central to improving children's lives. Assessment of needs, however, is crucial to the provision of effective support. This paper focuses upon the assessment of well-being of mothers and their children in 162 young families experiencing stress in south-east England and Northern Ireland. A mixed-methods approach to assessment was adopted and the strengths of using face-to-face interviews alongside standardized measures are explored.
|Uncontrolled keywords:||assessment; young families; mixed methods; stress; support|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Personal Social Services Research Unit|
|Depositing User:||Rosalyn Bass|
|Date Deposited:||20 May 2011 14:58|
|Last Modified:||07 Aug 2012 09:46|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/26933 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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