Journal article

Maternal and child health nurses' self-perceived confidence in dealing with child behaviour problems

A Sarkadi, A Gulenc, H Hiscock

Child Care Health and Development | WILEY | Published : 2015

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Addressing behaviour problems in children is increasingly becoming part of routine care. The question therefore arises as to which workforce members are best suited to deliver structured interventions and what skill sets they might need apart from knowledge of the specific parenting programme offered. OBJECTIVES: To assess maternal and child health (MCH) nurses' self-perceived confidence in dealing with child behaviour problems. DESIGN: Cross-sectional questionnaire study. Data collection occurred prior to cluster randomization in the Families in Mind trial. SETTING: MCH clinics in nine local government areas in greater Melbourne, in 2010. PARTICIPANTS: All MCH nurses in the nine..

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Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia


Awarded by Swedish FORMAS research council


Awarded by Swedish VR research council


Awarded by Swedish FORTE research council


Awarded by Swedish VINNOVA research council


Awarded by NHMRC Career Development Award


Funding Acknowledgements

This trial is funded by a Partnership Grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (project grant number: 546525). A. Sarkadi is supported by a joint grant from the Swedish FORMAS, VR, FORTE, and VINNOVA research councils (grant number 259-2012-68) and a senior lecturer grant from the Gillbergska Foundation in Uppsala. H. Hiscock is supported by NHMRC Career Development Award 607351. Murdoch Childrens Research Institute research is supported by the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program.