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|Title:||Creating Pathways to Participation: A Community-Based Developmental Prevention Project in Australia||Contributor(s):||Freiberg, K (author); Homel, R (author); Batchelor, S (author); Carr, A (author); Hay, Ian (author); Elias, G (author); Teague, R (author); Lamb, Cherie (author)||Publication Date:||2005||Handle Link:||https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/1426||Abstract:||Pathways to Prevention is a developmental prevention projectfocused on the transition to school in a disadvantaged multiculturalurban area in Queensland. The project incorporates two elements:The Preschool Intervention Program (PIP) promotes communicationand social skills related to school success; and the Family IndependenceProgram (FIP) (parent training, facilitated playgroups,support groups, etc) promotes family capacity to foster child development.Using a quasi-experimental design (N=597), improvementsin boys’ but not girls’ behaviours over the preschool year were found.FIP reached more than a quarter of the target population, includingmany difficult-to-reach families experiencing high stress. Casestudies and other qualitative data suggest positive outcomes.||Publication Type:||Journal Article||Source of Publication:||Children and Society: the international journal of childhood and children's services, 19(2), p. 144-157||Publisher:||Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd||Place of Publication:||United Kingdom||ISSN:||0951-0605||Field of Research (FOR):||130305 Educational Counselling||Peer Reviewed:||Yes||HERDC Category Description:||C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal||Other Links:||http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/4805/home
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