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dc.contributor.authorFreiberg, Kateen_US
dc.contributor.authorHomel, Rossen_US
dc.contributor.authorLamb, Cherieen_US
dc.contributor.editorAlan France and Ross Homelen_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-04-24T08:14:30Z
dc.date.available2017-04-24T08:14:30Z
dc.date.issued2007en_US
dc.date.modified2009-12-07T03:35:45Z
dc.identifier.isbn9781843922025en_US
dc.identifier.doihttp://www.willanpublishing.co.uk/cgi-bin/indexer?product=1843922029en_AU
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/18364
dc.description.abstractThe Pathways to Prevention Project involves a university-community organisation-schools partnership designed to bring together a range of programs to reduce the strength of the association between social disadvantage and poor developmental outcomes for children growing up in one of the most disadvantaged urban areas in Queensland. Beginning from an understanding that development is tied to the social contexts in which it occurs, one strategy that became an immediate driving force for program activity was to provide an accessible and sensitive family support service to strengthen family function and promote positive child-rearing conditions. The Family Independence Program (FIP) is focused on the goal of family empowerment and supporting families through adversity. Correlation analysis confirmed that level of family adversity was related to children's developmental competence (language, behaviour and prosocial skills) and that this relationship was most likely mediated by parent efficacy. Preliminary analyses of the effect of FIP involvement indicate its positive impact on parents' sense of efficacy and sense of being supported in the parenting role. It is concluded that supporting families in dealing with adversity is a key to promoting positive outcomes for children. Furthermore, it is argued that a comprehensive approach is required wherein family oriented programs such as Pathways to Prevention form part of a wider societal movement to reduce the social and economic stressors that impact on family function.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.description.publicationstatusYesen_AU
dc.format.extent214194 bytes
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dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherWillan Publishingen_US
dc.publisher.placeDevonen_US
dc.publisher.urihttp://www.willanpublishing.co.uk/en_AU
dc.relation.ispartofbooktitlePathways and Crime Prevention: Theory, Policy and Practiceen_US
dc.relation.ispartofchapter11en_US
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationNen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom226en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto246en_US
dc.rights.retentionYen_AU
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode360201en_US
dc.titleThe pervasive impact of poverty on children: tackling family adversity and promoting chlild development through the Pathways to Prevention projecten_US
dc.typeBook chapteren_US
dc.type.descriptionB1 - Book Chapters (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeB - Book Chaptersen_US
gro.rights.copyrightCopyright 2007 Willan Publishing. The attached file is reproduced here in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Please refer to the book link for access to the definitive, published version.en_AU
gro.date.issued2007
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