Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/30460
Title: Family Centre Evaluation: Past, Present and Future Learnings
Contributor(s): Swansson, Jane (author); Evans, Ted (author); Sims, Margaret  (author)orcid 
Publication Date: 2020
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/30460
Fields of Research (FoR) 2008: 130102 Early Childhood Education (excl. Maori)
160301 Family and Household Studies
160702 Counselling, Welfare and Community Services
Fields of Research (FoR) 2020: 390302 Early childhood education
440301 Family and household studies
440902 Counselling, wellbeing and community services
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) 2008: 940105 Children's/Youth Services and Childcare
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) 2020: 230115 Youth services
230104 Children's services and childcare
Abstract: In 2006, after extensive community consultations, Salisbury Communities for Children (SCfC) formed a representative group to develop a Family Centre and other activities in Ingle Farm. An initial task of the group (which consisted of representatives from non-government organisations, government organisations, staff, and community members) was to hold a focus group to determine an agreed list of priority principles. These were:
• Inclusion: respecting cultures and differences; acceptance of differences (families); cultural diversity in parenting practices
• Fun
• Universal: welcoming and supportive environment; appreciating and accepting parents
• Encouraging parent child attachment
• Balance between universal and targeted programs; assisting the families who were the most disadvantaged to access
• Collaboration; networking with other groups/linking
• Empowering parents to develop community; families experiencing community & contributing to communities.
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Source of Publication: Building Stronger Communities with Children and Families, p. 150-164
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Place of Publication: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
ISBN: 9781527541450
1527541452
HERDC Category Description: B3 Chapter in a Revision/New Edition of a Book
Other Links: https://www.cambridgescholars.com/product/978-1-5275-4145-0
Editor: Editor(s): Karl Brettig
Appears in Collections:Book Chapter
School of Education

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