A research review
- Paperback / softback, 24 pages, 297 mm x 210 mm
- 1 Sep 2000
- Institute of Education
June Statham is Professor of Education and Family Support at the Institute of Education, University of London. At the time of publication she was Senior Research Officer in the Thomas Coram Research Unit.
1 THE CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK
What do we mean by family support services?
What do we mean by evaluation?
How is effectiveness assessed?
Issues in evaluating family support services
The debate over methods
2 EVIDENCE FOR EFFECTIVENESS
Day care and early education
Pre- and post-natal home visiting
Befriending and support
Interventions to address children’s mental health
Services for disabled children and their families
Social work support
Family group conferences
3 MEASURING OUTCOMES AND COSTS
Tests and tools