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ERIC Number: EJ904533
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Oct
Pages: 22
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 26
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0020-8566
Educational Interventions Targeted at Minors in Situations of Grave Social Vulnerability and Their Families
de la Caba Collado, Mariangeles; Rojas, Isabel Bartau
International Review of Education, v56 n4 p377-398 Oct 2010
The aim of this article is to outline and assess an educational intervention programme targeted at improving the skills of families and the personal and social development of children living in situations of grave social vulnerability. The sample comprised 10 families during the first phase of the intervention and six during the second. The design, intervention and assessment process of this study was carried out in two phases over a period of a year and a half. For both phases, three different groups--of men/fathers, women/mothers and children--were established. Study variables (parenting skills and children's personal and social development) were evaluated before and after the intervention in every group, as well as during the entire process. The results, taking into account the improvements reported by all the participants (social workers, group monitors, fathers, mothers, children) show that inter-professional involvement and coordination at all phases of the intervention is vital in order to achieve small but significant improvements. (Contains 4 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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