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Bättre föräldraskap: en studie av ett föräldrautvecklingsprogram

Widegren, Betty (2001)
School of Social Work
Abstract
The aim of the present study was to investigate the background, efficacy and theories behind a parent education program. I came in contact with this program during my practical fifth semester at the Bureau of Family Treatment in Lund. The training program originates from the United Kingdom, where it was called Mellow Parenting. The goal of the parent education is to enhance parent-child relationships by reinforcing supportive behaviours of parents and altering non-productive or harmful behaviours. The program is originally developed for younger children at age 0 -5. However, the Swedish variant of this program, introduced in Sweden by Magdalena Graff, also target older children up to about 12 years of age. I have studied this program from... (More)
The aim of the present study was to investigate the background, efficacy and theories behind a parent education program. I came in contact with this program during my practical fifth semester at the Bureau of Family Treatment in Lund. The training program originates from the United Kingdom, where it was called Mellow Parenting. The goal of the parent education is to enhance parent-child relationships by reinforcing supportive behaviours of parents and altering non-productive or harmful behaviours. The program is originally developed for younger children at age 0 -5. However, the Swedish variant of this program, introduced in Sweden by Magdalena Graff, also target older children up to about 12 years of age. I have studied this program from the literature and by interviewing professional people working with the program in Sweden. In this paper I describe the program and the history behind it. I also present the interviews and I discuss the Swedish program from different aspects. (Less)
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author
Widegren, Betty
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organization
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type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Social problems and welfare, national insurance, Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring
language
Swedish
id
1359139
date added to LUP
2004-11-08
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2004-11-08
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  abstract     = {The aim of the present study was to investigate the background, efficacy and theories behind a parent education program. I came in contact with this program during my practical fifth semester at the Bureau of Family Treatment in Lund. The training program originates from the United Kingdom, where it was called Mellow Parenting. The goal of the parent education is to enhance parent-child relationships by reinforcing supportive behaviours of parents and altering non-productive or harmful behaviours. The program is originally developed for younger children at age 0 -5. However, the Swedish variant of this program, introduced in Sweden by Magdalena Graff, also target older children up to about 12 years of age. I have studied this program from the literature and by interviewing professional people working with the program in Sweden. In this paper I describe the program and the history behind it. I also present the interviews and I discuss the Swedish program from different aspects.},
  author       = {Widegren, Betty},
  keyword      = {Social problems and welfare, national insurance,Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Bättre föräldraskap: en studie av ett föräldrautvecklingsprogram},
  year         = {2001},
}