IJBPE

Vol 4 Issue 2 Contents

 

CONTENTS

 1  CONTENTS
 2  EDITORIAL
 

Let parents talk to parents
Mary Nolan, Editor-in-Chief

3 GUEST EDITORIAL
 

Tug of war: Could polarized parenting advice cause harm?
Kathleen Hodkinson, Assistant Professor of Psychology; Tara Acevedo, Researcher and Katrin Kristjansdottir, Director of the Counseling Center -  Webster Vienna Private University

Challenges of parenting in a refugee camp
Alison Prowle and Janet Harvell, Centre for Early Childhood, University of Worcester, UK

32
THE NEWS IN QUESTION
  Bridget Supple
6 INBOX
 

SOCIAL WORLD AROUND THE BABY

7 How volunteers can work with parents to improve early childhood outcomes: A review of the evidence
Jenny McLeish, Research Associate, Institute for Voluntary Action Research; Leila Baker, Head of Research, Institute for Voluntary Action Research; Celia Suppiah, CEO, Parents 1st
13 Art, science and experience of peer support: Learning from the Empowering Parents, Empowering Communities programme
Crispin Day, Head, CAMHS Research Unit, Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College, London; Catherine Kearney, Specialist Trainer, National EPEC Unit, South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust; Fiona Squires, Hub Lead, National EPEC Unit, South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
19 Maximising social capital through volunteers: Lessons from New Zealand
Vikki Raymond, Children’s Centre Manager
23 Becoming a kinship carer – education and support needs of grandparents who are parenting    
Nicola Stobbs, Lecturer, Institute of Education, University of Worcester, UK; Alison Prowle, Senior Lecturer, Centre for Early Childhood, University of Worcester, UK
 

FOCUS ON PEERS SUPPORT ORGANISATIONS

27 Australian Breastfeeding Association counsellors: Providing mother-to-mother peer support for more than 50 years
Susan Tawia, Manager, Breastfeeding Information and Research, Australian Breastfeeding Association
33 Pregnancy Sickness Support
Caitlin Dean, Chairperson of Pregnancy Sickness Support
 

OTHER

37 Teaching Activity
Family Links: Encouraging parental self-regulation
39 THE BOOK PAGE
Birth with Confidence: Savvy choices for normal birth by Rhea Dempsey
41 SALLY’S COLUMN
Worrying about worrying: The importance of compassionate communication

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