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Community mothers

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Abstract: This extract is from a report of a seven year follow-up study of mothers and children who participated in the Community Mothers Programme (CMP) in Ireland. The CMP is a home visiting support programme for first time (and some second time) parents of children aged 0 to 24 months who live in mainly disadvantaged areas. The programme aims to support and aid the development of parenting skills, thereby enhancing parents’ confidence and self-esteem. It is delivered by non-professional volunteer mothers known as Community Mothers, who are trained and supported by Family Development Nurses.
Authors: Molloy, B.
Country: Ireland
Category: Practice
End Page: 49
Serial number: 100
ISSN: 1387-9553
Journal: Early Childhood Matters
Keywords: education , children , women , communities , research , evaluation
Language: eng
Organization: Bernard van Leer Foundation
Year: 2002
Region: Western Europe
Right: © 2002 Bernard van Leer Foundation
Subject: Education, Science and Technology
Start Page: 48
Title: Community mothers