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Newpin – Courage to change together: Helping families achieve generational change

This is the first book to detail the processes of the New Parent Infant Network (Newpin) program. It is introduced by Professor Dorothy Scott, the Foundation Chair in Child Protection and the Director of the Australian Centre for Child Protection at the University of South Australia and contains an "up close and Personal" look at various components that make the Newpin program unique. The struggles and joys of helping families achieve positive generational change are documented in one volume by a range of contributors including academics, parents, children, staff volunteers, stakeholders and benefactors.

The book's contributors describe the theoretical underpinnings of the program (attachment theory and a strengths-based philosophy) and show how these are delivered in day-to-day practice through group therapy and play therapy in a community-based therapeutic child protection program. They share personal stories that illuminate the impact of Newpin upon mothers, fathers, children, staff and themselves. This book tracks the development of Newpin in Australia from its origins in the UK and examines the Australian innovations to the model over one decade and the repositioning of the model within existing parent education and support models in Australia.

Family centre workers, managers, decision makers, policy makers, academics, parents, funders, other professionals and students interested in early intervention, child protection, parenting, early childhood, mental health services and anyone interested in the process of achieving positive change should find this book useful.

Newpin – Courage to change together: Helping families achieve generational change

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