Journal article

Training community health nurses to measure parent–child interaction: a mixed-methods study

Penny Levickis, Cristina McKean, Elaine Walls, James Law

European Journal of Public Health | Oxford University Press (OUP) | Published : 2020

Abstract

Abstract Background This study aims to determine whether the Parental Responsiveness Rating Scale (PaRRiS) completed at child age 24–30 months can be used by community child health nurses (CCHNs) to reliably measure the quality of parent–child interactions in practice. Methods A mixed-methods design was used involving CCHNs working in public health settings. Five CCHNs recruited from the North-East of England were trained to use PaRRiS. Thirty parent–child dyads attending their routine 24–30-month check were observed. Nurses rated parent–child dyads during 5 min of free-pla..

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Grants

Awarded by European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant


Funding Acknowledgements

P.L. was supported by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 705044.