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Family Support & Parenting

24.11.15

Healthy relationships leaflet

Young Wales has linked up with Live Fear Free to develop a leaflet aimed at raising awareness amongst young people about Healthy Relationships, as part of the Welsh Government Live Fear Free campaign.


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20.11.14

Kinship Care Guide for Wales

This guide, sponsored by the Welsh Government and developed by Children in Wales, is designed to offer information to kinship carers. Kinship carers may also be called family and friends carers. It aims to offer a step by step guide through the process of becoming a kinship carer, signposting the services that can offer advice, support and assistance.


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30.10.14

Parents’ Week Conference 2014

The Children In Wales conference this year was around the theme of strengthening the contribution of parenting support services to early intervention family support.  Participants considered key messages from speakers about early intervention research, including the main principles and ingredients of successful parenting programmes.


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07.01.13

National Occupational Standards for Work with Parents

National Occupational Standards (NOS) are nationally agreed statements of competence which describe what an effective and competent worker does and needs to know to deliver quality in their job.


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18.12.11

If it wasn’t for you Gran….

This is the report of a survey of Grandparents in Wales published by Children in Wales in 2011.  It considers a range of issues relating to the role of grandparents including childcare, financial support, the impact of family breakdown and how grandparents spend time with their grandchildren.


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31.03.11

Help at Hand

Children in Wales has written this booklet in partnership with the Welsh Assembly Government and members of the ‘Sdim Curo Plant!/Children are Unbeatable! Campaign.  It is intended to provide ideas for parents of young children on helpful ways of dealing with children’s behaviour, including alternatives to smacking.


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31.03.11

Over the Top Behaviour in the Under 10s

This booklet provides advice for parents with children under ten years old.  It provides a range of practical support and helps parents to understand what normal childhood behaviour is and where there might be more serious problems.


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31.03.11

From Breakfast to Bedtime

This booklet provides a range of advice to support the parents of toddlers.  It focuses on positive parenting, encouraging children to feel good about themselves and promoting good behaviour through establishing routines and setting boundaries.


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18.09.09

Growing up with Dad

This the report of research carried out by Children in Wales and Catch 22 in 2009, on the impact that fathers have on the likelihood of their children using substances.  It was developed from the analysis of 17,933 questionnaires completed by young people of secondary school age in four local authority areas in Wales.


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18.04.08

Mapping Family Group Conference Services in Wales

This is the report of a mapping exercise of family group conferencing services in Wales in 2008.  This research was instigated by an approach from the Welsh Assembly Government.


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