Review of early childhood parenting, education and health intervention programs for Indigenous children and families in Australia

Jennifer Bowes, Rebekah Grace

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Abstract

This paper provides a review of prevention and early intervention research literature that is focused on improving outcomes for Australian Indigenous children in the early childhood years. For the purposes of this paper, early childhood is defined as the years from conception to school entry. The included literature was drawn from 3 key areas of early childhood research: parenting, early childhood education, and early childhood health.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCanberra
PublisherClosing the Gap Clearinghouse
ISBN (Print)9781742495354
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Publication series

NameClosing the Gap Clearinghouse issues paper
PublisherClosing the Gap Clearinghouse
No.8
ISSN (Print)2201-845X

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Keywords

  • Indigenous Australians
  • Intervention
  • Family support services
  • Literature reviews
  • Evaluation
  • Programs
  • Preschool children
  • Parent education
  • Home visits
  • Children's services
  • Early childhood education
  • Health services
  • Service delivery

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    Bowes, J., & Grace, R. (2014). Review of early childhood parenting, education and health intervention programs for Indigenous children and families in Australia. (Closing the Gap Clearinghouse issues paper; No. 8). Canberra: Closing the Gap Clearinghouse.