National Children's Strategy: report of the public consultation: executive summary.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/560409
Title:
National Children's Strategy: report of the public consultation: executive summary.
Authors:
Department of Children and Youth Affairs
Citation:
Department of Children and Youth Affairs. 2000. National Children's Strategy: report of the public consultation: executive summary. Dublin: Department of Children and Youth Affairs.
Publisher:
Government of Ireland
Issue Date:
Sep-2000
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/560409
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Description:
"There should be ongoing available support to families throughout the childhood years and beyond. The widespread availability and normalising of access to this type of help would have major spin off effects in helping both individuals and families access help earlier and vvith less resistance vvhen and if a more serious need should arise later in life." " I am left out of this part of my child's life, vvhich makes me very sad. I have spoken with other parents and there are many of us out there would like to be more involved with our children's school and would like to be regarded as a resource rather than as a nuisance to be kept away from the school. Research has shown that when a parent is involved in a school the child is more likely to do well in school and isn't that our goal - to have our children do well in school. " .. No amount of counselling and parenting programmes is going to help to get the dishes washed. the kids off to school, the bills paid, the clothes cleaned. the shopping done. The number of family support workers should be increased dramatically and it should be possible for stressed parents to receive support on a daily basis when required ... This is of course the same for children ... "One of the huge challenges for a substantial number of children is having opportunities to achieve their potential. particularly in low income families ." .. Professionals and agencies need training in communication and attitudinal change so that they can convey a non-judgmental attitude to families in difficulty. This training should include community development methods of involving consulting and engaging parents and children in the solutions to their problems ...
Keywords:
YOUNG PEOPLE; CHILD HEALTH; PARENT; FAMILY SUPPORT; COMMUNITY CARE

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorDepartment of Children and Youth Affairsen
dc.date.accessioned2015-07-14T15:23:15Zen
dc.date.available2015-07-14T15:23:15Zen
dc.date.issued2000-09en
dc.identifier.citationDepartment of Children and Youth Affairs. 2000. National Children's Strategy: report of the public consultation: executive summary. Dublin: Department of Children and Youth Affairs.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/560409en
dc.description"There should be ongoing available support to families throughout the childhood years and beyond. The widespread availability and normalising of access to this type of help would have major spin off effects in helping both individuals and families access help earlier and vvith less resistance vvhen and if a more serious need should arise later in life." " I am left out of this part of my child's life, vvhich makes me very sad. I have spoken with other parents and there are many of us out there would like to be more involved with our children's school and would like to be regarded as a resource rather than as a nuisance to be kept away from the school. Research has shown that when a parent is involved in a school the child is more likely to do well in school and isn't that our goal - to have our children do well in school. " .. No amount of counselling and parenting programmes is going to help to get the dishes washed. the kids off to school, the bills paid, the clothes cleaned. the shopping done. The number of family support workers should be increased dramatically and it should be possible for stressed parents to receive support on a daily basis when required ... This is of course the same for children ... "One of the huge challenges for a substantial number of children is having opportunities to achieve their potential. particularly in low income families ." .. Professionals and agencies need training in communication and attitudinal change so that they can convey a non-judgmental attitude to families in difficulty. This training should include community development methods of involving consulting and engaging parents and children in the solutions to their problems ...en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherGovernment of Irelanden
dc.subjectYOUNG PEOPLEen
dc.subjectCHILD HEALTHen
dc.subjectPARENTen
dc.subjectFAMILY SUPPORTen
dc.subjectCOMMUNITY CAREen
dc.titleNational Children's Strategy: report of the public consultation: executive summary.en
dc.typeReporten
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